|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_.