fodroy wrote:Generic wrote:Don't quote me on this, but I think there's an ambiguous exception for words beginning with H, so my english teacher can sound all smart-like and say "He is an historian."
gah! i hate when people do that! i hate it! i hate it! i hate it!
If e's pronouncing it "is-tour-ee-in," then "an" is fine, imho. If this teacher has to pause for a split-second to re-orient eir mouth between the "n" and the "h" sounds, then e is just pretty pretentious. :/