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parking place vs. parking space #1 (permalink) Sun Apr 07, 2013 21:31 pm   parking place vs. parking space
 

Hi everyone, in a 1980 interview Steve Jobs says ".... I couldn't find a parking space...." while apologizing for being late. Now, what exactly is the difference between a parking place and a parking space? Is a parking place something like a car park while a parking space is just the space for one car? Many thanks, Torsten

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parking place vs. parking space #2 (permalink) Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:21 am   parking place vs. parking space
 

Your guess was right. In addition to parking lots (which the British call car parks) and parking garages (multi-story car parks). We also have parking along the curb, either angle parking or parallel parking). Curb parking is what I think if when someone says parking space, but it can also mean a space in a parking lot or parking garage.
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