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Old 05-16-2014, 01:17 AM
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I always assumed that "flat" meant that each individual residence only occupied one floor of the building; and often only half of one floor. I've lived in apartments in three-flats, four-flats, and six-flats.

ETA: And don't even get me started on the dreaded "Four-plus-one" style of architecture.

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