pronun. of "yahoo," n.

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Mar 11 23:15:58 UTC 2007

OED offers [jhu] only, which is the educated pronunciation.

  IIRC, old westerns pronounce it [ 'je:hu: ], and, outside the classroom, I have heard it so pronounced in the South.  I never heard it at all in NYC, outside of the classroom.


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