Date: Wed, 25 Sep 1996 15:08:46 -0400
From: Joe Claro Joeclaro[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Re: Chinese Fire Drill
Although I have no doubt that the earliest quotation of "Chinese fire drill"
is from 1961, that doesn't date the phrase accurately. We used it as
teenagers hanging around the candy store in the middle 50s.