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send to Mordor

send to Mordor
 v. phr.— «Hardware techies at Apple are regularly sent from California for intense two-week shifts to the city-sized FoxConn factory in Shenzhen, China where iPods are made and tested. Internally at Apple this is known as “being sent to Mordor.”» —“‘This is my church’” Popbitch (United Kingdom) Sept. 13, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • As an Apple technie, being sent to China for Factory work is more like going to Mos Eisley Spaceport. A more wretched hive of scum and villany does not exist anywhere else in the galaxy.

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