Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 02:26:48 CDT From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: Mouse/Mice=House/Hice Have you noticed the increasing frequency of the use of -s- in the plural of 'house'? Lots of people say 'housses' these days. People from all over. I notice it on tv. Hice, no, housses yes. You can plug this one into your problem too, Terry. Over the last 37 years of teaching I observed 'blouzes' give way to 'blousses' and now the last one is going. DMLance