RE: A User or An User?

Subject: RE: A User or An User?
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 00:49:59 -0400

I actually say, "It was n'istoric occasion," and "n'historical novel,"
Kevin. That's what "an historic occasion" and "an historical novel" sound
like. <g> There isn't a thing wrong with it, as long as the "h" is not
aspirated.

Bonnie Granat
http://www.GranatEdit.com


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> Subject: RE: A User or An User?
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> Lauren rightly demanded:
>
> > "An oo-sir"? Have your client present any support for that
> absurdity.
> Is
> > English your client's first language? How does your client
> pronounce
> > "user"?
>
> Has anyone ever heard a Brit refer to a "Nistory" book? Or a
> "n'istorical occasion"? Oi vey!
> And one presumes that English IS their first language... :-)
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Follow-Ups:

References:
A User or An User?: From: Will Husa
RE: A User or An User?: From: Lauren
RE: A User or An User?: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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