grammar correction chap 4.1 LFS 6.6

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 17:25:01 PST 2010


Chris Staub wrote:
> 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.

> 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"?

LOL.  No.

   -- Bruce



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