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 15:12:32 -0400


Sorry, Kevin, but you are wrong. See
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jlawler/aue/a-an.html, for example. It may
not be the U.S. idiom, but it is far from incorrect.

Bonnie Granat
http://www.GranatEdit.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: McLauchlan, Kevin [mailto:Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:56 PM
> To: Bonnie Granat; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: A User or An User?
>
>
> On Behalf Of Bonnie Granat
> > 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.
>
> I dunno... I think you can actually get that fixed, nowadays.
> Check with your insurer.
>


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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
RE: A User or An User?: From: Bonnie Granat
RE: A User or An User?: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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