Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 10:09:53 EDT
From: Undetermined origin c/o LISTSERV maintainer
owner-LISTSERV[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: Mouse/Mice=House/Hice
Hm. I do voice the f in "wolf's" and "wife's."
Also, "dwarfs" is at least as valid as "dwarves"; in fact, I believe
Tolkien included a note explaining his use of "dwarves" as the plural,
in one of the appendices to Lord of the Rings.
By the way, the young urban polygamists I know are calling their other
halves "spouses" (note regular plural) or "partners," but this is a
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