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