Wednesday, October 22, 2008
People pronounce it "HOlloween" instead of "HAlloween". (And, for the record, it annoys me when people say "hollowed be thy name" when praying the "Our Father" too...) Maybe I'm just picky...
Hal·low·een /ˌhæləˈwin, -oʊˈin, ˌhɒl-/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[hal-uh-ween, -oh-een, hol-] –noun the evening of October 31; the eve of All Saints' Day; Allhallows Eve: observed esp. by children in costumes who solicit treats, often by threatening minor pranks.