Date: Mon, 4 Dec 1995 06:44:20 -0500 From: Charity Stafford Subject: Re: I before E > The query about reminded me that my great aunt used to say (and > write) for that, and my mother would always comment when I noted > it that "a lot of people used to use that, but is the more > 'modern' form." Has anybody else run into that usage? > --Rudy Troike Hmm. I've heard of the opposite usage - "receipt" used for "recipe" - and understood it to be very old-fashioned. Charity