Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 16:29:54 -0500 From: Charles F Juengling Subject: Re: Mouse/Mice=House/Hice On Thu, 21 Sep 1995, // wrote: > Well, for completeness, since I haven't seen it mentioned, I thought I'd throw > in louse/lice. 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. > > -- Jim >