Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Sep 15 18:21:52 UTC 2008

At 9/15/2008 01:56 PM, Mark Mandel wrote:
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>Also generally /'ley.m at n/ in the NYC area. AFAIK the /'liy.m at n/ pron is
>restricted to this firm, and presumably (though not certainly) the family
>that founded it.

How did the outstandingly liberal, German Jewish New York Governor
and Senator, Herbert H. Lehman, a member of the banking family and in
his pre-political years a member of the firm, pronounce his name?


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