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  • n. Plural form of flimflam.

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Examples

  • What makes combating Flimflam even more challenging is that he often flimflams management, who are impressed at "his" productivity.

    Jonathan Littman: Tips to Survive the Cubemate from Hell

  • Paulsen was a crook and a shyster, and McCain goes along with flimflams as did Bush, as he did when he sat with Bush/Obama last Fall, and blessed all this resultant madness.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What’s in Waxman-Markey?

  • Some of the best and the brightest are giving up, rejecting businesses based on flimflams and deceptive marketing.

    Danny Schechter: Why The Government Can't "Fix" the Crisis

  • Burocracide: The NIE flap is but the tip of a very dangerous iceburg yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Burocracide: The NIE flap is but the tip of a very dangerous iceburg'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: USAID spins liabilities into assets again, as the administration eats its young, tossing depleted agencies at the pursuing mob ... do flimsier flimflams and smellier red herrings portend a last desperate all-or-nothing attempt to rule the world?'

    Burocracide: The NIE flap is but the tip of a very dangerous iceburg

  • Not mean or scolding, mind you, but a look that saw right threw my scams, shams and flimflams.

    Helen Thomas and the Watchdogs of the Golden Bull

  • Frank Rich offers insight to the Bob Woodward affair with the Valerie Plame CIA leak, opening a window into the White House flimflams and the press's role in enabling them.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Frank Rich: All the President's Flacks

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Frank Rich: All the President\'s Flacks'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Frank Rich offers insight to the Bob Woodward affair with the Valerie Plame CIA leak, opening a window into the White House flimflams and the press\'s role in enabling them.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Frank Rich: All the President's Flacks

  • This will help them in explaining the various flimflams of Wall Street and city leaders.

    A Boot Camp For the Media

  • But all the same she was not idle: she polished away at her flimflams, bringing them nearer and nearer probability, never, thanks to her sound memory, contradicting herself or making a slip, and always able to begin again from the beginning.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • There were heavy oblong tickets for flannels, shirting, and other stuffs in the piece; there were smaller and lighter tickets for intermediate goods; and there were diamond-shaped tickets (containing nothing but the price) for bonnets, gloves, and flimflams generally.

    The Old Wives' Tale

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