During the pencil days, I remember my English teacher struggling to help us learn the format of an informal vs a formal letter. One thing I could never forget from the format is:
How are you? I hope you are doing well.'
I have no clue why I put so much effort to learn this when I hardly use half the words up there today. The whole informal letter fits into: ‘Wassup? Come home for the holidays!' Back then, when a letter took days to reach the other side and you had no clue if the letter reached safely until one fine day a reply comes your way!
‘Hello, Feba, How are you? Hope this letter finds you in good health.’
It revolved around one word: