RE: A User or An User?

Subject: RE: A User or An User?
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 09:15:30 -0400


On Behalf Of Bonnie Granat was moved to write:
> 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.
>
> > -----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.

That's ok, I'm Canadian. We get the /w/o/r/s/t/ best of both worlds.

- K



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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
RE: A User or An User?: From: Bonnie Granat

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