Top Six reasons to not use the phrase "Swept under the rug"
6: The guy to the right is the official "Under the Rug Sweeper." He's getting old.
5: Not much fits under there other than padding
4: Sweeping under the couch is easier
3: More junk fits under the couch
2: Don't more people use the Swiffer nowadays anyway?
1: You must not like your rug, here's a solution
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*An antique oriental rug or carpet is defined by the Orra (Oriental Rug
Retailers of America) as a piece which meets or exceeds 100+ years of
age. This 100 year old rule reflects a more conservative evaluation,
which is a nod to an old internationally accepted customs law. To this
day, most museums, reputable sellers and collectors alike will only
consider an Oriental Rug as being "antique" if it is, in fact, 100
years or older.
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