Signing a letter on behalf of somebody

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Signing a letter on behalf of somebody

Post by Archived Topic » Wed Dec 26, 2001 12:03 pm

When signing a business letter on behalf of somebody what is the proper etiquette? Also, what does p.p. mean?
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Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 26, 2001 12:17 pm

Good question.

You should sign your own name, and write p.p. to the left of the name of the person on whose behalf you are signing the letter. 'P.p.' is an abbreviation of the Latin phrases 'pro persona', on behalf of [the person]', or 'per pro', 'for and on behalf of'.
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Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 26, 2001 12:32 pm

how is pp written p.p or pp
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Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 26, 2001 12:46 pm

You are not ready to ask that until you have worked out whether to write 'low I.Q.' or 'lo iq'.
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Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 26, 2001 1:01 pm

he's pulling your chain pp really means piss poor.
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Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 26, 2001 1:15 pm

When I was growing up, pp was just something you weren't supposed to touch.
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Post by Archived Reply » Wed Dec 26, 2001 1:29 pm

How do you sign a letter with multiple signatures? Do you just type the names, or include the name and title?
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