Halloween pronunciation

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Nov 2 03:45:52 UTC 2001

At 10:37 AM -0600 11/2/01, Donald M. Lance wrote:
>James Smith wrote:
>>  I've never heard it pronounced as Holloween.  Where is
>>  this being heard?
>All over every voice medium I've heard -- local and national.
Right, but it should be noted that it's often a bit tricky to tell,
given the fact that the first syllable doesn't get primary stress.
It's easier to tell with All Hallows/Hollows.


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