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    what letters do u use an for instead of a?

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    and words that start with a vowel, including y in some cases.

    vowels?

    Yes it's vowels
    a e i o and u

    bellabonkers;7262021

    Yes it's vowelsa e i o and u



    And 'y'. (not a vowel)

    It's actually quite easy to work out. If you say both in front of the word it's usually quite obvious which is right.

    an hour - silent H

    Is this some sort of code speak or should I go to bed?

    deek72;7262028

    And 'y'. (not a vowel)It's actually quite easy to work out. If you say … And 'y'. (not a vowel)It's actually quite easy to work out. If you say both in front of the word it's usually quite obvious which is right.



    no . . an yoghurt tub ??

    rugger-tyke;7262032

    an hour - silent N



    Nobody says A hour:?

    rugger-tyke;7262036

    no . . an yoghurt tub ??



    ok, not always.....:whistling:

    Easiest is just to say it like I said. You know when it's right. Well I do anyway.

    An yellow banana.

    Looks foreign.

    Edit: maybe Welsh.

    Edit mkII: maybe Cornish.

    Jumpingphil;7262052

    Think he meant to hit H instead of N.



    That makes sense. Couldn't make head nor tail of the question till I saw your answers :lol:

    Jumpingphil;7262052

    Think he meant to hit H instead of N.



    indeed , its late :thumbsup:

    deek72;7262028

    And 'y'. (not a vowel)It's actually quite easy to work out. If you say … And 'y'. (not a vowel)It's actually quite easy to work out. If you say both in front of the word it's usually quite obvious which is right.



    y?
    which y words?
    not youghurt...not yacht, not yellow, or youth, or yam.... :?

    angelfairee;7262055

    An yellow banana.Looks foreign.Edit: maybe Welsh.Edit mkII: maybe Cornish.



    Yo ;-)

    deek72;7262065

    Yo ;-)



    Hello!

    I'm bored, can you tell?!

    bellabonkers;7262063

    y? which y words?not youghurt...not yacht, not yellow, or youth, or … y? which y words?not youghurt...not yacht, not yellow, or youth, or yam.... :?



    Sorry I was meaning to say 'a' in front of 'y' words. My grasp of grammar is fine, thanks. I'll leave you all to discuss it amongst yourselves.

    How about X?

    angelfairee;7262068

    Hello!I'm bored, can you tell?!



    So was I till I saw you. Perked me up somewhat!! :-D

    Original Poster

    A E F I L M N O R S X

    Jumpingphil;7262084

    If you had a form that was printed on special paper and it got … If you had a form that was printed on special paper and it got abbrieviated to SP, you would say I have an SP form for you to fill in 'cos the "S" is sounded es and therefore begins with a vowel.



    Correct.

    jasonrat;7262093

    A E F I L M N O R S X



    I suppose it all depends on what it is you're describing rather than a hard and fast rule.

    Jumpingphil;7262100

    A xylophone.



    An Xbox

    Xmas :-D

    Marina;7262124

    Xmas :-D



    A Xmas...

    An Xmas....

    Neither work :lol:

    I'm off to bed, alarms set for 3:30 :roll:

    Like you said deek...best way is to sound it out...if it sounds wrong then it is...simples :thumbsup:

    Shengis;7262131

    A Xmas...An Xmas....Neither work :lol:



    Thats why I didn't put either one.:p

    Jumpingphil;7262141

    Second one does 'cos it sounds like "exmas" ie beginning with a vowel. … Second one does 'cos it sounds like "exmas" ie beginning with a vowel. :thumbsup:



    You like this don't you? ;-)

    Jumpingphil;7262163

    See above.But I personally hate the use of Xmas.Much prefer Christmas. … See above.But I personally hate the use of Xmas.Much prefer Christmas. :thumbsup:



    Don't think so. :? Even if it is, doesn't sound right.

    Did you pray for me last night?

    Jumpingphil;7262173

    I like this as much as I hate people putting apostrophes where they don't … I like this as much as I hate people putting apostrophes where they don't belong.You see it several times an hour on here and it really pppps me off.But I try not to show it. :thumbsup:



    It's there, their and they're that get me. :w00t::roll:

    Bleddy dweebs arguing over grammar, where's all the cat fights tonight?!

    Jumpingphil;7262173

    I like this as much as I hate people putting apostrophes where they don't … I like this as much as I hate people putting apostrophes where they don't belong.You see it several times an hour on here and it really pppps me off.But I try not to show it. :thumbsup:



    There is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo many things that are wrong here :thumbsup:

    Jumpingphil;7262193

    Try sayin...."I'm going to have an xmas to beat all … Try sayin...."I'm going to have an xmas to beat all xmases"and............."I'm going to have a xmas to beat all xmases"Which sounds right.And I pray for you every night......but you never come. :w00t:



    I didn't mean it like that :w00t:

    I don't want to say those two sentences, too long :?

    Were you an English teacher at some point?

    bellabonkers;7262177

    It's there, their and they're that get me. :w00t::roll:



    Noooo.......it is simply 'there' as in [COLOR="Magenta"]here[/COLOR] and t[COLOR="Magenta"]here[/COLOR], 'their'... belongs to them, and they're is a shortened they[COLOR="Magenta"] a[/COLOR]re....

    .... I think... 'tis late.... :thinking:

    wtf im soo confused

    Strange that Voley hasn't contributed in this thread..........

    deek72;7262233

    Strange that Voley hasn't contributed in this thread..........



    I sea wut you meen.

    Jumpingphil;7262225

    There their the're thier you go....you got it right. Easy isn't it.I'm … There their the're thier you go....you got it right. Easy isn't it.I'm off to bed now, we had a power cut here and the house is still cold.Electric blanket is on and I know where it is warm.I will pray for you again tonight....And I will move over a bit and leave some room.



    I haven't come across them before :w00t:

    and don't pray for me :giggle:

    micoo;7262219

    wtf im soo confused



    That's because you're a boy and everyone knows boys are stupid!

    angelfairee;7262237

    I sea wut you meen.


    Hey, stop mocking your buddy!

    deek72;7262249

    Hey, stop mocking your buddy!



    That's fiancé, actually!
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