Content Farms

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Nov 1 21:48:25 UTC 2010

 From the mid-sixteenth century it was a coveted appointment to have
the rights to farm an office or farm taxes  (that is, to receive some
or all of the income of the fee the officer charged for a service or
of the amount of the tax).  See farm, v.2, e.g. sense 1.b.

At 11/1/2010 03:15 PM, Garson O'Toole wrote:
>The menial pay given to workers is reminiscent of: Gold farming

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