British people would say "I have a meeting on the 8th day of Sep in 2019." I guess American would say "I have a meeting on Sep 8, 2019." But how to read "on Sep 8, 2019" in a natural way?

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    That sounds too stilted or epic-speak for a contemporary British speaker. Normally a Brittish or Irish person would say (written out in full) 'I have a meeting on the eighth of September' or 'I have a meeting on September the eighth.' – S Conroy Sep 8 '19 at 13:48
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    British and American speakers use both the eighth of September and September the eighth interchangeably. Only slow-witted speakers would be likely to be influenced by whether they were "translating" from a written instance of British DDMMYY or American MMDDYY conventions. – FumbleFingers Sep 8 '19 at 17:07
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    @FumbleFingers Maybe it's just my local area, but, while they are both acceptable and technically interchangeable, the eighth of September is rarely used in everyday conversation. For that matter September THE eighth is also rare, compared to the shortened September eighth. I cannot speak for British conventions, but where I'm from "I have a meeting on the eighth of September" might sound a little out of place, but nobody would really care. (Funny, if said with a British accent in the US, I doubt anyone would find it strange at all!) – WillRoss1 Sep 8 '19 at 18:40
  • Thank you all so much for these helpful comments. – guorui Sep 9 '19 at 0:41
  • @WillRoss1: I don't see a big difference between AmE usage and BrE usage here... – FumbleFingers Sep 9 '19 at 11:37

"September 8th, 2019" is by far the most common in everyday speech, and feels perfectly natural to Americans. "The 8th of September, 2019" is more formal and less common, typically only used for invitations and the like.

Additionally, in most cases the year is omitted and it is assumed that you mean this year, so 09/08/2019 would be spoken as "September 8th".

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