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Author Topic: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?  (Read 1674 times)

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dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« on: November 30, 2014, 04:11:31 AM »

Wouldn't 'garage' be enough?
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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2014, 08:27:57 AM »

And is subject to regional dialect:  In WI it is called a parking ramp, or just "ramp"
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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2014, 09:30:19 AM »

I even got a dumber question.  Why are you even asking this question?  If someone else here on this forum came up with this question you would be the first to heckle them and make jokes about this type of question.

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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2014, 09:38:49 AM »


Wouldn't 'garage' be enough?

"Garages" were also places where folks had their cars repaired, so I suppose there needed to be some additional emphasis.

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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2014, 10:12:26 AM »

Hey, NE2, dumbass question: why the hell do you come up with dumb bullshit like this anyways?

Hey Billy F - Please be civilized.  This are no dumb questions --sso
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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2014, 11:03:37 AM »

Formulanone: thanks, that makes sense.
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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2014, 11:19:50 AM »

dumb question: why did dumb change meaning from "not able to talk" to "lacking intelligence"?
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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2014, 11:23:02 AM »

Smart question   :hmmm:
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Re: dumb question: why do we call it a parking garage?
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2014, 11:24:35 AM »

Locking - I can see this is going to go nowhere.  The topic is legitimate. Think about what you post before posting
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