On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 03:54:56PM +1000, Tristan Mc Leay wrote:
> /ko:t/ = caught, court, quart
? What happened to the /w/ in quart?
> (not that the latter is used much. In
> fact, you probably have pretty decent odds of finding that most people
> my age don't know what it is, let alone how much it is)
It's an ancient word for "litre". :)