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July 18, 2004
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I would choose "a unit". I was taught that it needed a vowel sound. 'U''s short sound is vowel like, but a long 'U' at the beginning of a word soulds like a 'y', usually not considered a vowel.
This is why most people say 'an hour' and "a usual day".
The wikipedia article on 'Okay', uses the straightdope.com as one of the sources.
A 'couch potato' is a term for a lathargic person who is not associated with any form of aerobic activity.
Wikipedia has some good--though lengthy--information on both topics.
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