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jane parker jpparker at ISERV.NET
Thu Jun 27 23:57:14 UTC 2002


on 6/26/02 10:53 PM, Scott Sadowsky at lists at SPANISHTRANSLATOR.ORG wrote:

This is also true for Lebenon IN


> On 6/26/2002 22:38, Dale Coye wrote the following:
>
>> Bible names maintain the schwa-- Solomon, Simeon, Gideon,  except for
>> Lebanon (though Lebanon, NY in Madison Co. again shows schwa for older
>> speakers).
>
> FWIW, Mt. Lebanon, PA is pronounced ['lEb at nIn] or ['lEb at n@n] by the
> natives.  Anything else marks you as an out-of-towner.  The country of
> Lebanon is pronounced canonically, as ['lEb at nan].
>
> Cheers,
> Scott
>
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