The AP helps you pronounce Hoboken

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“The AP’s helpful pronunciation key made me laugh today,” writes Romenesko reader Lori Henson. “Turns out Hoboken is pronounced ‘Ho-bo-ken.’ [Actually, the AP has it as HOH’-boh-kehn.] News in Schenectady must send the copy desk into a frenzy. P.S. If it matters, I’m in Terre Haute, Ind. (t-air-a HOTE)”

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