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Re: [OT] Variations in ordinals and building floor numbers (WAS: RE: Fla
Re: [OT] Variations in ordinals and building floor numbers (WAS: RE: Flat flared hairpins)
Tue, 1 Jan 2019 21:07:41 -0600
On Mon 31 Dec 2018 at 09:32:48 (-0600), Karlin High wrote:
> On 12/31/2018 8:17 AM, Wols Lists wrote:
> > On 31/12/18 13:29, Andrew Bernard wrote:
> > > American English floors: first second third fourth
> > > English floors: ground first second third
> I've seen elevators in American buildings that had the lowest level
> marked "G" for "Ground," I assume. It was the basement. Would that be
> floor 0 or floor -1?
A lot of basements are walk-out, of course, like ours.
You see all sorts of variations, like B1, B2… (basement), P1, P2…
(parking), and L1, L2… (lower?, level?, lobby?). But what's almost
universal in lifts is that the "street" level is marked *. Whew.
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