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While writing an email on behalf of 2 other people. Should I write.. Savin, Steve and Myself

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Myself, Savin and Steve.. ?

I remember reading somewhere it is always, first person, second and third.. My doubt is with the order and not in the usaage of 'Myself' or 'Me' Thanks.

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Actually, I would recommend saying all three names, with yours being the last. eg. Savin, Steve, and John.

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    – choster
    Commented Aug 13, 2015 at 22:53
  • If the question is about the signature line of the email, then you should include your own name, not just "me"; after all, if Savin and Steve weren't involved and you were writing just for yourself, you'd sign with your name, not with "me". But if the question is about text in the body of the message, then "me" (or "I" or "myself" depending on the context) is preferable. Commented Dec 11, 2015 at 21:31
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Myself should come last. For example when you are writing the mail on behalf of 2 other people you should say

Steve, Alex and me.

Also, FYI you should use me.

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  • Why "myself" and not "me"? Strictly speaking it should be "me" ("myself" should be used reflexively). The use of "myself" here is a kind of hyper-correction made by people who think that "me" is wrong and "I" isn't quite right. "From Steve, Alex and me" is just fine. That's the strict line on these things.
    – Margana
    Commented Aug 13, 2015 at 12:39
  • You are right. I meant 'me'. The answer has been corrected accordingly. Thanks for the insight. Commented Aug 13, 2015 at 13:42
  • @Margana We do not actually know whether the context requires the reflexive. For example, the full sentence could be "I am also sending copies to Steve, Alex, and myself."
    – phoog
    Commented Dec 11, 2015 at 21:01

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