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Subject:Re: a or an From:"Linda Sims" <lsims -at- dset -dot- com> To:"Roberta Boyle (LMC)" <lmcrobo -at- lmc -dot- ericsson -dot- se> Date:Thu, 14 Oct 1999 17:00:39 -0400
On 14 Oct 99, at 10:56, Roberta Boyle (LMC) wrote:
> I know this question is quite basic, but we are in disagreement here. I
> would like to know which to use, a or an in the following heading:
> Defining an MSC
> Defining a MSC
The answer is . . . it depends. :-)
If you are pronouncing each individual letter in MSC ("em ess
cee"), then you'd use "an".
If you are pronouncing it as a word ("misc"), then you'd use "a".
Linda Sims, Ext 1278