Re: [Czechlist] Re: TERM: vyjezd vs. zasah hasicÅ¯
- The idea of firemen "attending a fire" reminds me of that old joke, "Don't just stand there, give me a hand!" (Clap, clap, clap...)
On Jul 12, 2011, at 8:28 AM, Simon wrote:
> > This use of "attend" must be a British peculiarity. It sounds to me as if the firefighters are watching the blaze as an audience and applauding it.
> > Jamie
> Judging from Google, I'd say the non-use of it is a US peculiarity ;-)
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