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deinonychus commented on the word 4 1⁄2
You know, it's a slippery slope. Start counting bathrooms, and the what? Corridors? Closets? Where will it end?!
July 12, 2016
bilby commented on the word 4 1⁄2
Do they not teach counting in either Sweden or Canada?
How many fingers am I holding up?
July 11, 2016
Interesting! In Sweden this would be called a "trea", which translates as (the number) three. Short for "tre rum och kök" meaning "three rooms and a kitchen". We count the living room but not bathrooms.
alexz commented on the word 4 1⁄2
In Montreal, it's a term for a 2 bedroom apartment. The four and a half refers to the number of rooms, with one of the rooms counting as half.
2 bedrooms. kitcen, living room. bathroom.
July 7, 2016
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