Thursday, 5 January 2017

An hotel

On further reflection she decided that she might be happier in an hotel.
A Start in Life, Ch. 3

Brooknerians, or Brookner at any rate, always write, always say, 'an hotel', never 'a'. It is a small, a very small, even a narcissistic difference. She would have said o-tel, never ho-tel. I recommend Brooknerians look out and listen out for this distinction, and think of Brookner, and feel rewarded.

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