Posted by Victoria S Dennis on September 28, 2005
In Reply to: Buses posted by Bean on September 28, 2005
: "You wait for one bus and X come along at once".
: Is it two buses or three buses?
It's "two", "three", "half a dozen", "a whole caravan" or whatever number or phrase the speaker cares to insert. It's not a fixed phrase (not in London, anyway!) VSD