a vs. an

Subject: a vs. an
From: Lynne Jaynes <LynneJ -at- TriTech -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 13:28:11 -0800

I have to disagree with Aoidin that the usage is wrong.
In scholarly circles, especially among historians, "an historic" is used to
avoid confusion with the term "ahistorical". Check out Webster's for the

Lynne S. Jaynes
Manager, Technical Communications
TriTech Software Systems

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