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A Californian woman wants to swap her domain name for a new home because she can't afford to buy a house in Palo Alto. Ann Bradley, children's author and Web designer, placed a small ad in the Palo Alto Daily News offering to swap thiswiredhouse.com or etake-out.com for something compact and bijou. Although she has yet to receive a single nibble of interest for the swap, she been offered a job interview. According to Reuters, one bedroom apartments in this boom area can fetch as much $2000 a month in the rental market place. Well, Ann, there's a small tumbledown shed at the bottom of moi 'Ampshurr gaaarden you can have in exchange for both domains -- leasehold mind, not freehold (terms and conditions apply). Any good to ya? ®

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