Back at home where the children have spent the last three days eating flaming hot Cheetos and breakfast cereal out of the box in the living room...
But what's this I see? Has someone been vacuuming?
flimflam \flim-flam\ noun 1. Staged housecleaning created by the casual placement of props in various locations in an attempt to convince the mother of the house into believing that things are not as bad as they appear. syn see VACUUM FRAUD
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