by John Fowler, Big4.com
August 20th, 2010
(blog) Stagnation plus inflation is “Stagflation”
Breakfast plus lunch is “Brunch”
You have very likely heard of these common blended words.
Now PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) UK introduces “Slowth” into housing lexicon, which is not what the Urban Dictionary defines as “Slowness. Generally sloth-like behavior, especially of computers or co-workers” but presumably a blended word of “Slow” plus “Growth”.
In this case, slowth has hit the UK housing market.