Version française
Home     About     Download     Resources     Contact us    

This site is updated infrequently. For up-to-date information, please visit the new OCaml website at

Browse thread
[Caml-list] "a 'a list" or "an 'a list"
[ Home ] [ Index: by date | by threads ]
[ Search: ]

[ Message by date: previous | next ] [ Message in thread: previous | next ] [ Thread: previous | next ]
Date: 2004-08-09 (05:28)
From: David Brown <caml-list@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] "a 'a list" or "an 'a list"
On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 05:05:51PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:

> Notice that the rest of the rules seem to say that if the second letter of the
> word is then a 'n' again, you don't say an, but a. (a anecdote, and not an
> anectode). Not fully sure of this rule though, but in this case would you then
> write : a 'a nupplet ?

Around here, we say an anecdote.  Interesting thing about this whole thing
with English, is that word choices in written English can reveal how the
author pronounces words.


To unsubscribe, mail Archives:
Bug reports: FAQ:
Beginner's list: