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Wednesday 22nd October 2014
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Why is the hall at the top of the stairs called "a landing"?

Question

The passage at the top of the stairs – why is it called the landing?
Steve, Bexley

Answer

** Definitive **
Name: Jones The Engineer
Qualification: Font of all knowledge, teller of all James O’Brien’s jokes
Answer: It’s because you go up a flight of stairs to reach the landing.

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