english is fun cause 'a/an' usage is decided by how you pronounce stuff so you say 'an RTC" but "a real time clock"
love that

@wxcafe english pronunciation is bullshit (mostly because it's a pot pourri of 10 different languages, so they have 10 different way to pronunce each letter)

@Sapphaos yeah sure but here it's not the problem, the a/an rule is pretty clear when you're talking, it's just hard when you're writing

@wxcafe @Sapphaos and no matter which you pick someone is going to tell you off for bad grammar because their pronunciation is different

@wxcafe yeah 🤔

also for a long time i wasn't taught that it was because of how you say it, just thought you put a before consonants, vice versa...

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