Date: Fri, 1 Dec 1995 22:06:28 -0500
From: "William H. Smith" Wh5mith[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Re: I before E
I don't have my _Petit Larousse_ here at home either, but I would guess that
'seizure', and 'forfeit' all come from Old Frence 'ei'. 'weird', however, is
('wyrd', if I remember correctly), but there may be something about "after
'w'", as there
is for "before 'gh'".