grammar correction chap 4.1 LFS 6.6

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 14:56:24 PST 2010


David Jensen wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Mar 2010 14:02:20 -0600
> Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> There is still an implied 'command' there, as in:
>>
>>   as when doing a suu [command] to root.
>>
>> I used suu here to emphasize the pronunciation.
>>
> 
> 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.

  http://www.compassrose.com/grammar/a-vs-an.html

   -- Bruce



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