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    So Ed's getting a little wierded out by me always starting my letters with "My dearest Ed", although Jason never seems to mind


    So I need some ideas on how to addess a dude for a letter

    Any ideas


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    Quote Originally Posted by syngent View Post
    So Ed's getting a little wierded out by me always starting my letters with "My dearest Ed", although Jason never seems to mind


    So I need some ideas on how to addess a dude for a letter

    Any ideas


    With all my love
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    I just put Ed, then I spill some VEG on it. I always liked getting letters from women that smelled like perfume. I don't know, thought it was nice touch so I decided to carry the tradition on in a manly way. :) Ed however doesn't seem to dig it for some reason LOL.

    Still trying to find out what scent you like best.
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    I thought about going with Ed, his Edness, Edder or el Edorino but not sure if he's into the whole brevity thing or not.

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    Well, you know him.

    "My Dearest Ed"? Really?

    I always start, "Dear Ed", or at least I will if I happen to need to write to an Ed.

    Perhaps this will help, including the comments.
    "...when I attempt a discourse the words come out as they will, and they may make sense when they strike the atmosphere, or they may not." O.Henry - - "Cabbages and Kings"

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    How about "My Darling Schmoopie..."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockminer View Post
    I just put Ed, then I spill some VEG on it. I always liked getting letters from women that smelled like perfume. I don't know, thought it was nice touch so I decided to carry the tradition on in a manly way. :) Ed however doesn't seem to dig it for some reason LOL.

    Still trying to find out what scent you like best.
    I think I have to try this. I have a ton of frag; perhaps it's a good use of CK Euphoria.
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    I should add that if you do continue with your traditional greeting, you should at least make sure that of all the Edmunds, Edwins, Edgars, and Edwards that you know, he really is the dearest to you. If you wrote to a different Ed, you should use a different salutation, unless of course, you'd changed your mind.

    Or you could go for real confusion and start out your letters to him, "Dear Vladimir."
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    Dude -

    OK, maybe not. "My dearest Ed" implies that you have more than two. Maybe it's a jealousy thing...
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    "Hey bud" is about as formal as I would get.
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    "Dear Sir" would be sufficient.

    I should note that James addresses letters to me with "Andy:".

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    Dont's forget the x's and o's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ouch View Post
    Dont's forget the x's and o's.
    Need to start dotting my I's with little hearts...
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    how about a Yorkshire man's greeting: 'orate ahhh kid' (alright our kid) haha

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    "Hey yo, eddie" just like andrew dice clay might start a letter
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    You could try "Your Holiness", "Your Excellency", "Dear Sir or Madam" Or "Salutations Good Sir". Ending with "Warmest Regards".

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    Ed, I hope this letter finds you well...

    Who is this Ed, anyway?
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    How about "Dear Ed" or just "Greetings Ed"

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    Quote Originally Posted by wherndon View Post
    Who is this Ed, anyway?
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