Homes

Homes may refer to:

  • the plural form of "home";
  • an abbreviation of "homie".

HOMES may refer to:

  • a mnemonic for remembering the names of five Great Lakes.

Other articles related to "homes, home":

McMansion - Criticism - Size
... door." Built as tract "mansions" or executive homes in marketing parlance, they generally are found in outlying suburban areas because lot sizes in older neighborhoods generally are not ... These homes usually are constructed among other large homes by a subdivider on speculation they generally are built en-masse by a development company to be marketed as premium real estate, but ...
Lustron House - Lustrons On A Marine Base?
... In January 2006, it was announced that the homes, which had grown "too small for most families," would be eliminated from base housing and would be given away ... only one individual came forward and acquired a home, which was disassembled and moved to storage in Delaware ... of Quantico's Lustrons were demolished in 2006, and an additional thirty-four homes were razed in 2007 ...
Oregon Ballot Measures 37 (2004) And 49 (2007) - Measure 49
... Measure 49 Modifies Measure 37 clarifies right to build homes limits large developments protects farms, forests, groundwater ... Claimants may not build more than three homes on such lands ... and industrial developments, such as strip malls and mines, on land reserved for homes, farms, forests and other uses ” A record 117 paid arguments on Measure 49 appeared in the voter's ...
McMansion - Origins
... Beginning in California in the 1980s, the larger home concept was intended to fill a gap between the more modest suburban tract home and the upscale custom homes found in gated, waterfront, or golf ... The larger homes proved popular and demand increased dramatically, particularly in light of new land-management laws that were enacted in the 1980s and '90s ... led to a decline in quality for many of these new homes, prompting the coinage of the disparaging term ...
Visitability
... is an international movement to change home construction practices so that virtually all new homes, whether or not designated for residents who currently have mobility impairments ... Supporters ultimately want to require that all new homes be at least partly accessible to people with mobility impairments ... Newly constructed homes often contain the same major barriers as older, existing homes steps at every entrance, and narrow interior doors, with the bathroom door ...

Famous quotes containing the word homes:

    You know, a dame with a rod is like a guy with a knitting needle.
    —Geoffrey Homes (1902–1977)

    As fathers, men often feel either like guests in their own homes or clumsy bulls in china shops, deferring to their wives as the “emotional experts” and squelching their own wish to be fully involved.
    Ron Taffel (20th century)

    The Cairo conference ... is about a complicated web of education and employment, consumption and poverty, development and health care. It is also about whether governments will follow where women have so clearly led them, toward safe, simple and reliable choices in family planning. While Cairo crackles with conflict, in the homes of the world the orthodoxies have been duly heard, and roundly ignored.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)