Navigation


Houstonisation

noun; derivation
The rapid diversification that is transforming much of America’s urban sprawl into multicultural suburbs that are rewarding places to live, play, work, and, especially, eat. Refers to Houston in particular becuase it is statistically the most culturally diverse country in the United States of America.
 
"Wiess College undergraduate Melanie Zook is quoted and Stephen Klineberg, co-director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor of sociology, is mentioned in an article about the phenomenon known as 'Houstonization'."
Etymology : Affixation of Houston with the suffix -ization (which is a blend of the suffixes -ize+ -ation)
Source : An e-mail from Dateline Rice. November 2013
Last modified: 27 November 2013


Navigation

# $ & ( + - 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 @
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ a ab c e f g u v




Options