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From: Shyam Mani <fox2mike@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Re: cvs commit: quick-samba-howto.xml
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 03:56:33
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Re: cvs commit: quick-samba-howto.xml by Alin Dobre
Alin Dobre wrote:

> the last time this was discussed via irc, ciaranm (who is a native en_GB > speaker) said that the correct form is: "an FAQ", the explanation being > that FAQ it's spelled: ef a q, so it phonetically begins with a vocal, > so it should be prefixed with 'an'.
This is correct. It is "an" FAQ not a FAQ. The letter F sounds like eff when you say it and not fe fu fo... A, B, C.... F that's the sound you say F A Q it is an FAQ. rane, would you be kind enough to reverse that change you made? Thanks. -- Shyam Mani | <fox2mike@g.o> docs-team | GPG key | 0xFDD0E345


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Re: [gentoo-doc] Re: cvs commit: quick-samba-howto.xml Peter Humphrey <prh@××××××××××.uk>