[font=Georgia]You must have some other CSS, or perhaps some horrid presentational markup like <font>, overriding it.[/font]
No I don't. It's just like I told you.
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
font-family:Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
<table align="left" border="1">
Check the attachment: testing.htm
I tested it both in Firefox 1.0.2 and in IE 6 and the result is the same.