John Huston: Pronunciation?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Mar 25 12:28:01 UTC 2001

At 7:30 PM -0500 3/25/01, Ittaob at AOL.COM wrote:
>I'm a plus-50 native New Yorker, and I have never heard Houston Streeet
>pronounced other than "hows-ton", except by tourists.

"HAW-st at n Street" has actually served for some time as a shibboleth,
like "Faneuil" in Boston.


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