Date: Sun, 3 Dec 1995 22:36:52 -0500

From: "William H. Smith" Wh5mith[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: Re: I before E

Simon & Shuster seem to have overlooked the words with 'ficient'/'ficience'.

The American Heritage Online Dictionary lists as many 'cie' base forms

(excluding plurals and affixed forms to free stems) as 'cei' forms.

Bill Smith

Piedmont College