Re: a or an

Subject: Re: a or an
From: Mark Magennis <markmagennis -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 01:16:39 -0700 (PDT)

Write it the way it is likely to be spoken.

You would say "an MSc", pronounced as in "I have an em-ess-see".

But you would say "a MIDI", pronounced as in "this computer has
a midee interface".

Sometimes you have a problem because different pronunciations
are used by different people. Like FAQ (Frequently Asked
Questions). Some people say "an eff-ay-kyew" and others say "a
fak".

Mark
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