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Please bring(a) or (an) hors d'oeuvre. Which word is correct before a word beginning with a silent h.? Thank you in advance for your help.
An, because it begins with an 'or' sound. This is, however, a French word so I may be wrong!
Any French speakers out there?
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oui, mike! foreign words are always tricky, but an hors d'oeuvre sounds better. (but god knows english speakers really mangle the pronunciation of oeuvre!)
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Mangle it! Of course they do. Some of my friends pronounce it as horses doovers. lol.
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