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First come,first serve(d)

Posted by Pamela on March 29, 2007

In Reply to: First come,first serve(d) posted by R. Berg on March 29, 2007

: : : which is the correct expression-Seats will be confirmed on a first come,first serve(d) basis

: : I believe it's: first come, first served.

: Yes, it is. I think we've discussed this one before. ~rb

I think that "served" makes sense - since the first person to come (to the smorgasbord) is the first to be served. Someone I work with is in the habit of saying "Quick! Quick! Get in before the greedy people!" Pamela

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