Think about how these words are pronounced:
callow
fallow
gallows
hallowed (be thy name)
(marsh)mallow
sallow
tallow
("Wallow" is a special case. W tends to make following a's sound like /ah/. Compare "water" and "hater".)

Now think about how these words are pronounced:
follow
hollow

Now, based on the pattern, how would you pronounce "Halloween"?

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douglaslee 4 years 45 weeks ago
#1

Howl-o-ween works too, Wearwolves howl on halloween, yes a Halloween howl is what I've seen, on the Hallowed night called Halloween.

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Aliceinwonderland 4 years 45 weeks ago
#2

Are you an English teacher? If so, why are you calling yourself "Mathboy?"

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mathboy 4 years 45 weeks ago
#3

Alice, I happen to be good at both math and language. I might have called myself "langboy", but my real name doesn't have "lang" in it.

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