Date: Tue, 24 Sep 1996 15:03:06 -0500
From: "Kathleen M. O'Neill" kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UIC.EDU
Subject: Re: Chinese Fire Drill
Joan Houston Hall spake thusly:
DARE I has two senses of Chinese fire drill:
These are great. Thanks!
But does anyone have any info on how it came
to be named as such? Any historical info?
The "scene of great confusion" is helpful,
but how the phrase came to be used that way.
Kathleen M. O'Neill
Supervisor, UIC Language Laboratory
kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]uic.edu