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Re: CHAT: Measurements (was: Re: CHAT: browsers)

From:Tristan <kesuari@...>
Date:Thursday, February 13, 2003, 8:35
Roger Mills wrote:
> Tristan wrote: >> >>Christophe Grandsire wrote: >>> >>>Makes me think of "laxative"... >> >>Made me think of 'Luxembourg' (how do *you* borrow /a/?). >> > > Barring indications to the contrary, as Span. or Ital [a], a bit less open > than US [A]. Christophe's "laxa(tive)" [l&ks@-] could be a spelling > pronunciation in the US, but I think 99% of us would reanalyze it as > "lotsa..." ['lAts@]
I assumed there was a French word 'laxative', would would've been something like /laksativ/, actually. I dunno French though, so I'm likely wrong ;) Tristan