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Re: Another load of typos

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:

> (This might be a topic without a possible conclusion!) 
> Funny, but although I'd say "an HTML file" or "an HTTPS url" or 
> similar, I'd say "a history achievement". 

Ah, in "a history achievement", you accent the first syllable of
"history", which provokes you to pronounce the H.  In "an historic
achievement", the first syllable of "historic" is weak, and so most
Americans (at least) do not pronounce the H, and so we use "an".

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