slurb

slurb

(slɜːb)
n
(Human Geography) censorious US a suburban slum
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The Slurb (Christine Urspruch) is a sexless, effervescent, carrot-topped bundle of energy with a pig's snout that suddenly appears in the life of timid inventor Bruno Tasslespeare (Ulrich Noethen).
The Slurb," producer, Ulrich Limmer; director, Ben Verbong; cast, Ulrich Noethen, Christine Urspruch, Aglaia Szyszkowitz.
But when I think of Spiral Jetty now, I remember the slurbs, Thiokol, Tooele, and Golden Spike, the trailer and amphibious vehicle, the tumbleweed, the rocks, the hailstorm, the ants, and my dog retching; and I can picture the not-Spiral Jetty that quietly mocks its invisible neighbor.
This commuter-induced "metropolitan spillover" (Nelson 1991) goes by a variety of labels in the academic literature, such as exurban development (Spectorsky 1955), country residential development (CRD, Russwurm 1976), rural resettlement (Walker 1976), rural sprawl, rurban development, and slurbs (slopped-over suburbs).