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The Mishna Berura (685 sk 18) only recommended this practice for Parashat Zakhor, seemingly because it may be a biblical obligation (ShA OC 685:7). Betzel HaChokhma (6:50) said this applies to any readings being used to fulfill the Mitzva (eg. on Purim morning, if someone missed Zakhor). Ketzot haShulchan (3:84:13 footote 22) said to read one way in Shvi'i ...
On a weekday, this question is a non-starter: the onen is prohibited from making any blessing at all. (Shulchan Aruch Y.D. 241:1) On Shabbos, when the onen is permitted to attend the synagogue, Rebbi Akiva Eiger (to Y.D. 241:1) believes that he is nevertheless prohibited from getting an aliyah, as he is not allowed to study Torah. (I'm not sure if this is ...
My great uncle when leading the family Seder always said 'Arbang mi'yodeya' etc (as well as 'ki lau no'eh' and bimhighrow yivneh besau b'kaurov'). Our family background is Anglo-Jewish since about 1740 and before that from yekkish/Dutch forebears) and my grandmother's transliteration of the Shema started 'Shemang'.
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