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PostPost by: lance54 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:28 pm

Must have been a Lotus owning Real Estate Developer in Vegas....

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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:46 pm

Certainly not designed by Ron Hickman,( or any other Architect for that matter!) :roll:
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PostPost by: mbell » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:09 pm

The a small estate in Wymondham, not far from the Lotus factory with a few street names after the Lotus models. Includes "Elan Close".

Not as strange as finding a Elan themed name in the US thou.
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PostPost by: rcraven » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:54 pm

Does it say 2.5 baths?
What use is half a bath? It wouldn't hold any water! Or is this some peculiar American usage? :) :?
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PostPost by: KevJ+2 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:02 pm

I suppose you could use the bottom half...but you'd have no taps :?
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PostPost by: StressCraxx » Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:03 pm

rcraven wrote:Does it say 2.5 baths?
What use is half a bath? It wouldn't hold any water! Or is this some peculiar American usage? :) :?


It's a peculiar US real estate listing term. Half bath means there is a sink (wash basin) and a toilet. A full bath includes a tub and shower.
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PostPost by: mbell » Wed Jan 04, 2017 9:07 pm

and .75 is sometimes used for Toilet, sink and Shower but no bath....
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PostPost by: Bill » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:39 pm

:) :?[/quote]
It's a peculiar US real estate listing term. Half bath means there is a sink (wash basin) and a toilet. A full bath includes a tub and shower.[/quote]

ALL MOST AS GOOFY AS MY BELOVED "" LOTUS LAND"

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PostPost by: AHM » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:23 pm

So when I wish to use the loo I should ask for the 0.5 bathroom.... and what then is a washroom? Is that a bathroom with no bath or shower or is it a bathroom in a restaurant?
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PostPost by: lance54 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:37 pm

Great Britain and the USA......two countries separated by a common language!
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PostPost by: The Veg » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:29 am

I doubt that it has any inspiration from Lotus cars, but I've been noticing these upscale apartments popping up in a few places: http://www.elanapts.com/
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PostPost by: DrinkMan » Mon Jan 09, 2017 1:49 am

The Veg wrote:I doubt that it has any inspiration from Lotus cars, but I've been noticing these upscale apartments popping up in a few places: http://www.elanapts.com/



Same here - not from Lotus cars but from the pharmaceutical company:j

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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:11 am

I had a photo published in CL magazine years ago of my old Sprint parked under a Magnolia tree in full bloom next to the street sign Elan Road. Its situated less than 2 miles from me. There's no Lotus connection to the name though - it's near a resevoir and is actually named after the Elan Valley and resevoir in mid Wales.

Think the photo is on an old PC - if my brain doesn't get muddled I'll try to add it here later!

Found it:

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PostPost by: The Veg » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:43 pm

And then there's the ultimate: I have a friend whose name is ?lan. Her parents said she was not named after the car, but as she was born in 1970 I suppose some influence was possible. No Loti in her family, although her parents did once have a Stag, which she drove for a bit in the '90s. They had a Maserati Mistral too but that's another story.
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