FlipSide: Name that building

Match the building with its nickname

Who says federal contractors don’t have a sense of humor? Considering how much time they spend at the office, they have thought of funny nicknames for some of the buildings in which they work. See if you can figure out the aliases of these metro Washington, D.C., office buildings that are homes away from home for some FCW readers.


1.
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A. Paperweight Building
B. Darth Vader Building
C. Layer Cake Building
D. Lump of Coal Building

2.
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A. Shopping Bag Building
B. The Coliseum
C. Pearly Gates Building
D. Versailles

3.
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A. Peephole Building
B. Pot of Gold Building
C. Toilet Bowl Building
D. Meet Me in St. Louis Building

Answers:
1. B
2. A
3. C

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