n.— «Google is not alone in looking at old manufacturing towns or rural areas for expansion. As the cost of doing business rises in traditional high-tech areas like Silicon Valley or Northern Virginia, more companies want alternatives, economic development specialists say. In rural areas, the phenomenon is known as “farmshoring,” a play on the term for moving jobs overseas, “offshoring.”» —“Hard Hit Towns Turn to High Tech” by Sean Mussenden WSLS-TV (Roanoke, Virginia) May 26, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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