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MBA Grammer [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 18:20
Do you say "an MBA" or "a MBA??"

:? :roll: :?:
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2006, 19:38
Hah, good question. I'm not sure.

I always say an MBA education, i never say MBA, because its the education that gets me there, not the MBA.
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 [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2006, 09:31
Its An MBA ... because when you say MBA, it sounds like how you would pronounce 'embe-a' ... kinda like an hour

I believe its yogurt!

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Re: MBA Grammer [#permalink] New post 31 Aug 2006, 13:31
citalfo wrote:
Do you say "an MBA" or "a MBA??"

:? :roll: :?:

should be "a"

ask yourself:

was He-Man a Master of the Universe or an Master of the Universe
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 [#permalink] New post 05 Sep 2006, 01:24
Agree with gmatmba's explanation. :-)

I thought it was He-Man and THE Masters of the Universe :P
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 [#permalink] New post 05 Sep 2006, 02:37
It is an MBA .
We put 'an' before a consonant if the pronounciation of the first letter is like a vowel as GMATMBA has correctly pointed out.

By the way I read this in 'Elements of Grammar' -William Strunk ; if I remember correctly. :wink:
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