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From: Ioannis Aslanidis <deathwing00@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Re: cvs commit: quick-samba-howto.xml
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 03:56:31
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Re: cvs commit: quick-samba-howto.xml by Alin Dobre
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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'. > > am i right or am i wrong?
I thought that depended on one's accent... not sure about most correct english though. I've always heard /fak/, but never /efak/. - -- Ioannis Aslanidis Gentoo Staff Member Gentoo Linux <deathwing00[at]gentoo[dot]org> 0xB9B11F4E <deathwing00[at]forums[dot]gentoo[dot]org> 0xC2539DA3 Hellenic Gentoo ( Gentoo Forums ( -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- iD8DBQFDQHD2zbl9qrmxH04RAlhYAJkBF5uMAayTwLryczFsDVZyO9F5FACdEZtp vrlfVG3YFWZsn3+bpJgFhiM= =GlX+ -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list


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