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    #1

    floor, story, storied, storey.

    I have checked through the old threads but still get questions about the differences and usages of floor, story, storied, storey.

    May I try :

    1. The building has 20 floors.
    2. The building has 20 stories.
    3. The building has 20 storey.
    4. It is a 10-storied building.
    5. It is a 10-storey building.


    Is the word storeied existed?

    Thank you.

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    Re: floor, story, storied, storey.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I have checked through the old threads but still get questions about the differences and usages of floor, story, storied, storey. Do people ask you about these words or do you have questions about these words?

    May I try :

    1. The building has 20 floors. OK
    2. The building has 20 stories. OK
    3. The building has 20 storey. It is a 20 story (storey in BRe) building.
    4. It is a 10-storied building. No - storied refers to someone or something famous or infamous. He has a much storied past.
    5. It is a 10-storey building.


    Is Does the word storeied existed exist? No.

    Thank you.
    The usage largely depends on location and training. A home may have two stories while a building would have two floors. You are safe by using stories for houses and floors for commercial buildings.
    Last edited by Gillnetter; 18-Oct-2012 at 04:15. Reason: Correction

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    #3

    Re: floor, story, storied, storey.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    You are safe by using stories for houses and floors for commercial buildings.
    ...or 'storeys' in BE.

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    Re: floor, story, storied, storey.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    The usage largely depends on location and training. A home may have two stories while a building would have two floors. You are safe by using stories for houses and floors for commercial buildings.
    Dear Gillnetter,
    I have been reading the old threads randomly and found this interesting topic. So I shared this question in the forum again.

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