Date: Wed, 5 Apr 1995 16:19:28 -0500
From: jeffrey howard allen jhallen[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]INDIANA.EDU
Sexual Harassment has been a hot topic in the business sector for some
time now. I have always heard Harassment pronounced /ha ras mEnt/ in the
NW, in Indiana, and lately in Illinois in our section meetings about the
However, I heard it pronounced /hair Is mEntNT/ on CNN Headline news the
other day by an American announcer. I recollect having heard it
pronounced this way by British colleagues as well back in France.
Are their regional variants of this word in the US? How about in the UK,
English-speaking Canada, Australia, etc?