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    BEAR44

    My wife received a notice for "an" MRI. Is this because "M" is pronounced "em"?

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    Re: BEAR44

    Quote Originally Posted by bear44 View Post
    My wife received a notice for "an" MRI. Is this because "M" is pronounced "em"?
    Hello, bear44.
    I agree with you.
    Please give your thread a more meaningful title (instead of your username) next time. "MRI" would have been nice, I think.

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    Re: BEAR44

    Yes, the important thing is the sound of the name of the letter you are reading out. So:

    An A
    An E
    An F
    An H (I'm really hoping no-one is going to try to tell you it's pronounced "haitch" and should be preceded by "a"!)
    An I
    An L
    An M
    An N
    An O
    An R
    An S
    An X
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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