Hooves and rooves

(30 Posts)
FellatioNelson Mon 19-Nov-12 03:35:56

When I was young I swear I used to see and hear the word rooves for the plural of roof.

We have hooves for hoofs but I never see/ear rooves any more.

Did I imagine the whole thing back in 1974? confused

badtime Fri 30-Nov-12 11:59:07

'Buss' is also an archaic word meaning 'kiss'.

TheDoctrineOfSnatch Fri 30-Nov-12 12:05:15

Ooh, is that what it means? I thought it meant bum pinch!

WMittens Fri 30-Nov-12 12:42:13

A buss is an electrical thing so busses would be more than one of those

Nope, it's still 'bus' in computing. According to google, 'buss' means a kiss.

drjohnsonscat Fri 30-Nov-12 12:47:06

I was taught rooves and hooves in the 70s as well. Archaic? How dare they? although I am ancient

BarbecuedBillygoats Fri 30-Nov-12 20:10:09

Ill blame my dh who can't spell smile

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