Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 11:26:27 +0700 From: Scott Paauw Subject: Re: cow-tow? Judi Sanders wrote: > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > I was asked today how to spell "cow-tow" and I couldn't find it in RHDAS or NDAS . . . probably > because I couldn't spell it. I tried several possibilities without success (with a vague > recollection that it might be spelled with a k). Does anybody know? Try "kowtow." The word is a borrowing from Chinese.