"Hallowe'en Eve" flashed the huge strapline on a British television programme on Friday afternoon. And the presenters went on to talk about it entirely unselfconsciously. I can't remember seeing this particular construction before; no doubt others have.

Philip Eden
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"Hallowe'en Eve" flashed the huge strapline on a British television programme on Friday afternoon. And the presenters went on to talk about it entirely unselfconsciously. I can't remember seeing this particular construction before; no doubt others have.

Another outrage of American English foisted upon us.

Adrian
"Hallowe'en Eve" flashed the huge strapline on a British television ... remember seeing this particular construction before; no doubt others have.

Another outrage of American English foisted upon us.

Takes two for a successful foist to be perpetrated the foister and the foistee.
So... um, who's "us"?
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"Hallowe'en Eve" flashed the huge strapline on a British television ... remember seeing this particular construction before; no doubt others have.

Another outrage of American English foisted upon us.

Well, this American has never said.

Dena Jo
I say erev Halloween
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"Hallowe'en Eve" flashed the huge strapline on a British television ... remember seeing this particular construction before; no doubt others have.

Another outrage of American English foisted upon us.

It makes good sense to me. What do you Brits call it, Antehalloween?
Another outrage of American English foisted upon us.

Takes two for a successful foist to be perpetrated the foister and the foistee.

As the people of Iraq know only too well.
So... um, who's "us"?

GREAT Britain, of course!
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Adrian
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Another outrage of American English foisted upon us.

Well, this American has never said.

It. Me neither.
Say DJ, do you pronounce "Halloween" like "Holloween"?
It.

Thank you.
Say DJ, do you pronounce "Halloween" like "Holloween"?

I refuse to get sucked back in to this hollow debate. Or is that just happening in AEU?

Dena Jo
Really, it *is* my keyboard. I just watched it happen.

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Say DJ, do you pronounce "Halloween" like "Holloween"?

You're a closet AEUer, aren't you?

Dena Jo
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