I know it's unrealistic to expect Americans to adopt international units like meters or newtons, but can you guys at least write the date in a format that's not confusing and ambiguous? What is "10/11/12"? Is it November 12th 2010, October 11th 2012, something else? The standard for date format, ISO 2014 (currently ISO 8601) was adopted almost 40 years ago. Let's start using it! For example, today's date is 2013-03-25.