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A building or complex in which units of property, such as apartments, are owned by individuals and common parts of the property, such as the grounds and building structure, are owned jointly by the unit owners.
an apartment is a flat you rent
different legal definitions, basically.
which makes the awful awful awful use of "apartment" in this country even more retarded as half the time its used in new developments that are for sale and asiojsdfiohsdji
That's a genuinely tough call.
i was paying $200 a month but this is way better
now i got a table and chairs
now i got a woman and a wife
i got a television the size of oklahoma
i got a yard for my invisible dog and my invisible fence
i can keep the government off my lawn
i don't need no government interference comin and screwing with me
i got married to my wife
and we bought a house and also a table and chairs
Because we are assholes,that's why.
thank you please
In the UK 'Flat' was always the most popular word. While it's understood I don't think I've very rarely ever heard anyone in this country say, "I'm going back to my apartment". I guess it'll become more popular, like people using 'take out' instead of the correct term of 'takeaway'.
NO SURRENDER, NO RETREAT
Oh, hang on...
I'm not entirely sure why it annoys me so much, but it does.
Let's SIMPLIFY MAN:
An apartment - somewhere where you rent/own that you stay in when you go on holiday.
A flat - somewhere where you rent/own that you live in on a daily basis.
Seemed very popular in Manchester in the mid-to-late 90s.
That said they like calling trousers 'pants' up there.
suvvern 'pants' is just underpants shortened innit.
it's all wrong though.
trews + kecks > pants + trolleys > trousers + (under)pants
definite (crap) new thread territory.
trews and kecks are americanised?
or pants? are you saying the northern use of pants is thefted from the USians?
As in "Hey, lets get a take out?"
I just said it out loud. It doesn't sound right.
i live in an apartment here but it's the same as my flat back home.