"Thomas R. Wier" wrote:
> "sixths" /sIksTs/ is the best example of that, IMO.  (If I have a /k/
> in "strength", it's only very lightly pronounced, if at all).

You have an /s/ in "sixths"?  I say /sIkTs/  :-)

> And you don't seriously have an /l/ in "walk", do you? :)

Ja, but that's not the point, the /kt/ is just WRONG!  :-)  And we have
it so much, in "act", "fact", "walked", "faked", "baked", etc.

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never change our mind. - Scots Prayer
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