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  • n. A person with whom one shares a flat.
  • n. A person with whom one shares a rental property, not necessarily a flat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. someone who shares an apartment with a person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an associate who shares an apartment with you

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  • I have a room available at the moment and had an advertisement in the newspaper on Wednesday. One of the calls I had went like this:
    Girl: Hello, I'm calling about the room.
    Me: Yes, what can I tell you?
    Girl: Do you have anything against age?
    Me: What?
    Girl: How old are you? How old is everyone living there? I'm seventeen. Is that old enough?
    Me: Uhhh.....

    November 7, 2008

  • One is here: cell phone v mobile phone.

    November 7, 2008

  • See cheesed off.
    Need to find those references to bilby's flatmates and roadkill as well. Wordie search isn't helping there.

    November 7, 2008