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    why we say an url although "u" vawel

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    U IS VOWEL AND THAT'S WHY IT HAS 'AN' BEFORE IT

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickel View Post
    why we say an url although "u" vawel
    We would not say "an" before this acronym (URL) because when we spell out the acronym, the first letter (U) sounds like the word "YOU". This does not begin with a vowel. It is not the actual letter that matters, it is how the letter sounds when you say it.

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    Re: question

    Yes, indeed.

    Where have you seen "an URL"?

    gauri_agr - Please note that the rule about using a or an depends on the sound, not the letter. URL starts with a Y sound.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.


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    thank you very much all of you

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