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30 Aug 2006, 18:20
Do you say "an MBA" or "a MBA??"

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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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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
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31 Aug 2006, 13:31
citalfo wrote:
Do you say "an MBA" or "a MBA??"

should be "a"

was He-Man a Master of the Universe or an Master of the Universe

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05 Sep 2006, 01:24
Agree with gmatmba's explanation.

I thought it was He-Man and THE Masters of the Universe

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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.

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05 Sep 2006, 02:37
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