[Ads-l] Hawley = Holly via awe-dropping

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 3 13:55:52 EST 2021

Some folks will not say the "awe" vowel.  Not even for "Hawley" which become "holly".  Looks like "hee-haw" will become "hee-ha).  https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress-election-vote-certification-objection/2020/12/30/4dce936c-4ab6-11eb-839a-cf4ba7b7c48c_story.html

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