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Sep 15 2009   7:23PM GMT

Acronyms and initialisms — a MDM or an MDM?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?

___________ should be portable across all major mobile platforms.

a. A MDM product

b. An MDM product

Answer: b

Explanation: Because MDM is pronounced as the individual letters (Em-Dee-Em), we treat it the same as a word starting with a vowel.

See more here about initialisms and acronyms, also whether Y is a vowel or a consonant.

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