Labov (rhymes with "above" etc.)

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Wed Apr 1 00:09:47 UTC 2009

In a message dated 3/31/09 7:40:51 PM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

> But I've always said "Labov" with either an open {O] or a
> wedge/schwa (as in "love") rather than to rhyme unappetizingly with
> "Rove" and "mauve".   But it is his name, after all.

There seems to be some disagreement about what HE says. But then, He *IS* 
Bill Labov, so it doubtless is variable.

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