Obama and indefinite articles

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 7 21:02:14 UTC 2008

Whoa! The country has made a horrible, horrible, horrible mistake! Yet
another chief executive with an incomplete command of the English
language! When are we going to learn?


All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 3:04 PM, Bradley A. Esparza <baesparza at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Watching President-elect Obama speak I just heard him say
> "....*a*international....", not 'an'. <ay>
> Bradley A. Esparza
> "You can lead a whore to culture, but you can't make her think." Dorothy
> Parker, when asked to use the word 'horticulture' in a sentence.
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