An L of a mistake

It’s not an elegant way to start off a sentence on yahoo.com:

fp a la

It’s also not a big deal, but it bears repeating: Choose an indefinite article based on the beginning sound of the word it precedes, and not based on the first letter. If the word (or abbreviation) sounds like it starts with a vowel (as LA does), use an, not a.

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