The silly advert on TV this evening promoting registering to vote in the European elections (no mention of English council elections by the way) highlights the fact that the people who put adverts together do not speak English properly.
At the end of the ad it says "Register by May 19th"
What ? May 19th ? 05/19 ? What the hell is going on ?
In Britain we say "19th May" and we write dates (and before 9/11 said dates) correctly stating the day before the month.
Who are these pillocks who think we speak American ?