grammar correction chap 4.1 LFS 6.6

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Tue Mar 9 16:32:44 PST 2010


On 03/09/2010 05:56 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> David Jensen wrote:
>>
>> I always use 'an' before soft consonents.  It 'may' be incorrect but it
>> flows off the tongue better.
>
> Not in my opinion.  The article 'an' is used to prevent two consecutive
> vowel sounds.  To me, su is not a vowel sound.  'A superior fellow'
> sounds right.  'An superior fellow' sounds wrong.
>
>    http://www.compassrose.com/grammar/a-vs-an.html
>
>     -- Bruce

I don't disagree - I guess it's just a matter of how exactly you view 
that command. I look at "su" and read "ess you" (separate letters) while 
you apparently always read it is "sue" (one word). Is there any real 
standard for how various commands should be "pronounced"?



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