Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 16:20:10 -0500 From: Charles F Juengling Subject: Re: Mouse/Mice=House/Hice (fwd) The following message is from Prof. Paul Coggle of the Univ of Kent: ---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 08:43:09 +0100 From: pc1 To: Charles F Juengling Cc: P.A.Coggle[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Subject: Re: Mouse/Mice=House/Hice (fwd) Hi Fritz `hice' as the plural of `house' is just a joke and is rarely found in the UK, because `hice' (singular) for `house' is the way that the royal family pronounce this word. They have a `hice' in London (Buck Pal) a `hice' in Windsor (Windsor Castle) a `hice' in Norfolf (Sandringham) and a `hice' in Scotland (Balmoral). I hope this clarifies the issue as far as theUK is concerned! By all means pass this message on to the uninitiated. Cheers, Paul