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or so I've been told?
I think so. All Hallow's Eve (so short for evening).
Too right, you're not wrong. 'E'en' is short for 'evening'.
Even All Hallows' Eve.
Tis ackshuerly Samhain so ya boo sucks to the lot of ya
Why do people pronounce it "holloween"? I first heard it on The Wonder Years and it's everywhere now!
American accent thing?
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Yes but in Ireland now it's really common to pronounce it that way. Speaking of Irish, the Irish for Hallowe'en is Oiche Shamhna which is Samhain's Eve.
Samhain also means November.
Speaking of pedantry, does anyone know how to put the "fada" in, as in the i in Oiche Shamhna? I've been tryig Alt Gr but no joy...Yes, yes Hallowe'en, as in Hallow E(v)en (ing). I most certainly do not say Hollow Een, but then am not from D4.
Oh is Samhain a real word - i just thought FlameThrower was drunk...
LOL Dora is your name usually spelt Daragh? Can't do fadas or any accents, sorry, have never figured em out in this little text box.
nah me name is Dora, VintageGardenia. It's weird but you and I "met" on loads of threads yesterday, it's like when you keep bumping into the same person at the supermarket aisle after aisle...
Ah only joking because of what you said about D4. Oh you think it was accidental, do you...? <<spooky shiver>>
or Calan Gaeaf....
....winter must start early in Wales
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