Sunday, February 24, 2008

Today's Word is "Exurb"

Not long after the brilliant "Why Obama Matters," The Atlantic attempts to seal its position as the New Yorker with Relevance with another must read article, titled to defy proper inflection as "The Next Slum?"

Leinberger speculates that with the rise in popularity of urban living, the urban poor are likely to be quickly displaced into the suburbs and exurbs, while the affluent pour into the inner-city.

I don't necessarily have any twists to add, but all the blogs are talking about it, so I didn't want us to fall behind.