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CHAT: Dates with the number before the month

From:Eric Christopherson <eric@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 23, 1998, 1:30
Raimondo A. Brown scris:
> I can well imagine that in some areas Yule was celebrated at the turning of > the year and the Yule log is burnt on New Year's Eve (Nos Calan in Welsh - > the night of the Calends [of Jan.]). But here in south east England Yule > is 25th Dec.
I've been wondering, how do you pronounce '25th Dec.' or '25 Dec.'? Do you say "twenty-fifth of December," or just "twenty-fifth December?"