Date: Sun, 26 Feb 1995 12:10:24 GMT
From: "Warren A. Brewer" NCUT054[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]TWNMOE10.BITNET
Subject: Wrong time no sea
Eric Partridge (1977), _A Dictionary of Catch Phrases_
Two entries for long time no see , p141a.
British & US since early 1900s, "Chinese pidgin"
Refers to: No can do, chop chop, no wanchee, no tickee no washee