Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 16:29:54 -0500
From: Charles F Juengling juen0001[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GOLD.TC.UMN.EDU
Subject: Re: Mouse/Mice=House/Hice
On Thu, 21 Sep 1995, //www.usa.net/~ague wrote:
Well, for completeness, since I haven't seen it mentioned, I thought I'd throw
But there is also 'louses'= deadbeats.
For myself, knowing the mouse/mice relationship goes way back to the dawn of
learning to speak. However, the louse/lice association seems to have arrived
somewhere between the years of 10 and 15, and was quite a revelation. Until
that point the words were independent of each other.