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In reading Call of Cthulhu (1925), an archaeologist talks about a tribe of people and their religion. An example:
"It was a faith of which other Esquimaux knew little, and which they only mentioned with shudders, saying that it had come down from horribly ancient aeons before ever the world was made."
It took me a few mentions of the tribe to realize H.P. Lovecraft was using an archaeic spelling of Eskimo.

With this experience in mind, I would like to bring to your attention something that happens quite frequently. Every time I read the word bologna, I first say buh-LOW-nah in my head before I correct myself.

I would like to propose that whatever it took for Esquimaux to be spelled Eskimo also happens to bologna, so that it can be spelled baloney (I'll also accept balloney).

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