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From:Tristan Mc Leay <conlang@...>
Date:Monday, November 8, 2004, 21:11
Ray Brown wrote:

> So British _vest_ is the American _undershirt_? Sort of logical, I > guess - > except that over here there are some guys who, when the weathers warmer, > don't wear the vest/undershirt under anything :)
I think I finally understand! (I've always heard people say that one groups 'vest' is another's 'waistcoat', but had no idea what either group meant by either term.) Australians call these devices _singlets_ unless I'm mistaken ('singlet' is appropriate for most sleeveless tops). And I think we use the American meaning for _vest_. -- Tristan.