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why is a building called a building if its already built your not BUILDING it anymore... im gunna call them builts from now on!
No, t's not stupid at all. The noun 'building' does not come from the present participle form of the verb 'to build/he is building' .
-ing is a regular ending itself (like -er, -ship, -ness and others). It is added to verb stems to make nouns in English (it is related to the German ending -ung).
That's why there are many nouns that end in -ing without meaning that the action is still going on: a railway siding, piping, a painting, a meaning...
lol I never thought about that, but I agree with you. they should be called that.
I figured lol tower interseting!