[PATCH] few typo fixes to src/en/book/ch07.xml

Kamaraju Kusumanchi raju.mailinglists at gmail.com
Thu May 4 11:51:35 CDT 2006

On Thursday 04 May 2006 09:50, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On 5/4/06, Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh at collab.net> wrote:
> >   * src/en/book/ch07.xml
> >     'a' in place of 'an' before 'hint' and 'unique'.
> Hi Kamesh!  Thanks for the patch.  I'm now going to argue against
> these two suggestions for 'an'.
> And as someone who has a minor degree in linguistics, I'm going to try
> and back up my arguments.  :-)

I think you are right Ben! I am from India and I have never heard anyone
saying "an hint" or "an unique". I have never heard anyone say "an herb"
either. As far as I know, all these words - {hint, unique, herb} go with 'a'.



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