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# Surely
if the H is silent then its an 'an' and if its not then its an 'a'.
eg. A Hotel
An Hour

or if you cant pronounce words properly 'An 'otel'.
(, Fri 28 May 2004, 16:46, archived)
# I thought it didn't matter if the 'h' was silent or not,
since you can say either an historian or a historian and still be correct.
(, Fri 28 May 2004, 16:48, archived)
# that's a bit old fashioned
and "an homage" suggests it is being pronounced in the american faux-french stylee rather hom-idge.
(, Fri 28 May 2004, 16:52, archived)