Date: Sat, 23 Sep 1995 10:20:31 -0700 From: Dan Alford Subject: Re: Mouse/Mice=House/Hice Nice posting, Donald. I checked with my 18 yr old and while she can go either way on houzes/housses, absolutely no way with blouzes (Northern California). On Thu, 21 Sep 1995, Donald M. Lance wrote: > 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 >