Good morning to ya all!
Today A.W.A.D. selection comes from very far, the Far East actually: Philippines!
The word originally refers to a brushy mountain (Tangalog Bundog), but the current use is much more related to dreary and backward suburbia.
Enjoy it …
Dilip Bobb; Extinct in Our Time; Financial Express (New Delhi, India); Mar 31, 2013.