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Also occasionally known (among foreigners and natives alike) in Korea as...

The Death Floor;

because 4 is an unlucky number in Korean/Asian culture.

In Korean the word "four" is said "sa" and I think it is a tonal variant of a Chinese word for death, or the Chinese character is the same/similar. It's also (in case you didn't know) half of 8, the magic joy luck most auspicious number.

Some buildings don't have fourth floors. Some superstitious people avoid the number.

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