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Subject:RE: A User or An User? From:"Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Tue, 27 May 2008 15:40:22 -0400
For me, and others like me, it's a history book and a herb garden, yes,
in the same way a hydrant would refer to a fire hydrant.
From: McLauchlan, Kevin [mailto:Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 3:35 PM
To: Sean Brierley; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: A User or An User?
Sean Brierley defended many British folk:
> That's a generalization.
> Many Brits pronounce the "h" in history and the one in herb, this one
So, for you, is it "a history book" and "a herb garden"? Or......... "an
<pause> history book" and "an herb garden" ?
(The <pause> was for a lurch in the flow of speech... but then, I found
it awkward to say "anhydrous" the first few times... oh, wait... I still
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