usage ridicule

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Mar 27 18:24:35 UTC 2012

At 3/27/2012 11:11 AM, Arnold Zwicky wrote:
>... some other words preserve the h in some varieties (HERB in BrE)
>but lost it in others (HERB in AmE), and these take a or an
>according to the pronunciation of the following verb.

"That's an herb, Erb."


(I won't swear to the "an", except for my satire.)

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