Halloween pronunciation

James Smith jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Fri Nov 2 15:28:27 UTC 2001

I've never heard it pronounced as Holloween.  Where is
this being heard?

--- pskuhlman at JUNO.COM wrote:
> When did everyone start calling it Holloween?  I
> pronounce the a as a
> short a.  I grew up in Illinois in the fifties and
> sixties and it always
> strikes my ear wrong to hear Holloween.
> Patricia Kuhlman
> Brooklyn, NY
> pskuhlman at juno.com

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