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part 1 3670 bytes content-type:text/plain; charset=us-asciiExactly... a lesson, an occasion, a meeting.  "history" is simply modifying the
following word, and normal grammar being applied to a/an and vowel/consonant....
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I wonder about this one.  We would say, "I just finished a history lesson,
it was an historic occasion.  It was about a historic meeting between two
people."

I wonder if there are other H words which do weird things.  It may be that
historic lets the word after it choose the a/an...  It could have
something to do with being the subject/adjective, but neither of those fit
up there.  The last phrase could probably do as well with an an or an a.

Several online english resources, but I haven't seen a mention of a/an
anywhere...

-Adam

John Pfaff wrote:
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> And it is also correct to refer to an historical event.
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