Posted by R. Berg on December 16, 2002
In Reply to: Chinese Fire Drill posted by Chris on December 16, 2002
: Trying to figur out why switching cars is a chinese fire drill
"Chinese fire drill" describes a situation where people are rushing around chaotically. It's one of many expressions based on the idea that people of other races than the speaker are inferior. You can find lots more by typing "Chinese," "Dutch," or "Mexican" in the search box on the main Discussion Forum page.