New word

Scurryfunge:  to frantically clean, tidy up, scoop things into cupboards, driers, ovens, closets, and car trunks just before visitors arrive.

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4 Comments

  1. Frances
    Posted December 26, 2018 at 5:13 pm | Permalink

    LOL – is it original?

    Preferable to meeting visitors at the gate with: “I’m so sorry, I inadvertently burned the house down.”

    • Headmistress
      Posted December 27, 2018 at 1:20 pm | Permalink

      No, first used sometime in the mid to late 1800s I think. Orginal meaning had more to do with washing children’s faces rather briskly and firmly and then deep cleaning, and of late, although rarely used, used more and more in relation to that kind of cleaning in which I excel.

  2. Posted December 27, 2018 at 8:30 am | Permalink

    We grew up saying this word and now my children know and use it. So what does that reveal about me??!!! 😁

  3. Stephanie
    Posted December 28, 2018 at 10:00 am | Permalink

    My husband and I always say we need company every couple of weeks or so in order to keep the house clean.

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