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Shahar26
08-21-2008, 08:25 AM
What's the rule here?

I've seen a WTA player and an ATP player, but also an SLR camera :?

Flyingpanda
08-21-2008, 09:01 AM
The a or an is determined by the sound of the first letter, not the spelling. This goes for acronyms and words. In your example a WTA player. The first sound is the "duh" in W. In the acronym SLR, the first sound is the "es" in S.

Shahar26
08-21-2008, 09:16 AM
The a or an is determined by the sound of the first letter, not the spelling. This goes for acronyms and words. In your example a WTA player. The first sound is the "duh" in W. In the acronym SLR, the first sound is the "es" in S.

Thanks! 10 chars