I've been here for a little over a year now, but when I help David write out checks ( oh, and it's spelt check in the US, not cheque...!!!!), I still have to muster ALL my concentration to write 2/28/05 instead of 28/2/05.
Sometimes, I look at a date that is, for example, 2/5/04, for a second there I have to wonder if it's the 2nd of May or the 5th of February. Apparently now, there's something to save us from all that, but it's gonna take some getting used to too!!
The international standard date notation is