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If you look at the Seasoned Advice blog main page, each article shows a date:

Screenshot of date on Cooking.SE blog

However, the administrative interface is set to use ISO dates:

admin interface showing Y-m-d format

The US-specific format is confusing, as Europeans write day-month-year instead of month-day-year. It has confused at least Szabolcs. Unfortunately, it seems that its hardcoded somewhere.

Please make the article date display respect the setting in the admin interface.

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This is actually a regression –  Tim Stone Jun 13 '12 at 19:50
    
@TimStone maybe it happened when they switched us off sketchy? Not sure. –  derobert Jun 13 '12 at 19:53
    
Seems like a likely explanation. Certainly confusing though, hopefully it'll get patched up quickly. –  Tim Stone Jun 13 '12 at 19:58
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Can't we just have the first? That way it is clear to everybody. –  Bryan Dunsmore Jun 13 '12 at 20:19
    
The first is clear, @BryanDunsmore, but also a bit awkward to read. I'd prefer "13th June, 2012", which better matches my speech patterns. (It doesn't match them perfectly: I'd say the thirteenth of June, 2012, but I'm happy that speech and writing diverge in this area.) –  TRiG is Timothy Richard Green Apr 30 at 16:07

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The format for the date was hard-coded instead of pulling from the setting. This has been changed and should display as Y-m-d (per the setting) from now on (once the cache clears up).

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