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LETTER & EMAIL WRITING Always spell out a number that begins a sentence; rearranging the word order is preferred: Nine hundred and eighty-three students graduated last year. PREFERRED: Last year, 983 students graduated. Ordinal numbers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.) should be spelled out: He was the first person in his family to graduate college. UNLESS it is part of a proper name: 2nd District Court of Appeals Signature Lines Depend on your message: When requesting something or asking for consideration: Respectfully, Your Name When expressing something: Sincerely, Your Name When your message is pointedly about Chiropractic or the profession: Yours in Chiropractic, Your Name Life University Style Guide | 13