edkeer at YAHOO.COM
Fri Nov 2 17:08:39 UTC 2001
I've always pronounced it Holloween--with a long _a_.
I'm a native of southeastern PA, so I've got weird
vowels (pronounced as _Val's_).
--- James Smith <jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM> wrote:
> I've never heard it pronounced as Holloween. Where
> 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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