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Technical questions about the sound patterns of English.

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There seems to be only a few words starting with the 'gw' sound, though the only ones I can think of are proper nouns, for example, Gwyneth. Are there any non-name words starting with a 'gw'? Is there …
asked Apr 2 '11 by dave
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As I understand it, an 'An' should be used before words that sound like they start with a vowel. This can lead to ambiguity like 'SQL database'. This could either be written as 'an SQL database' or …
answered Dec 8 '10 by dave