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Subject:article with initialism/acronym From:Jim Grey <jwg -at- ACD4 -dot- ACD -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 30 Jun 1994 09:17:00 -0500
Beth Vollbach declares:
>I pick pronouncing it "S-Q-L" and using "an."
One of our old hardware products is called, quite unimaginatively, a
Front End Processor, or FEP. Unfortunately, some people say F-E-P, while
others say Fep. We writers always write "an FEP". Trainers, who *say*
the term an awful lot, write "a FEP". Pity the student, who gets our
an-FEP manuals as well as Training's a-FEP handouts.
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