Version française
Home     About     Download     Resources     Contact us    
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: -- (:)
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.

Dave

-------------------
To unsubscribe, mail caml-list-request@inria.fr Archives: http://caml.inria.fr
Bug reports: http://caml.inria.fr/bin/caml-bugs FAQ: http://caml.inria.fr/FAQ/
Beginner's list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ocaml_beginners