Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Oct 5 04:27:23 UTC 2008

At 10/4/2008 09:50 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>I'll go out on a
>limb and predict that you don't say "an history".  Or "an Hillary

I think you're right -- saying "an history" to myself made me think
immediately of 'Enry 'Iggins!  And you've helped me hear the
difference between my pronunciations of "historian" and "history".


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