One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The interspersing of housing for one type of occupant in an urban area that predominantly contains housing for another type. Especially in early use: (NZ) the policy of interspersing state-financed homes for Maori tenants in a predominantly non-Maori area.
1960s. From pepperpot + -ing, likening the policy to sprinkling pepper on food.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.