bubble under the lino
 n.— «Still, if the OFT does take action to curb excessive profits in these areas, wily card issuers will simply come up with other ways to maintain their profitability. I worked in financial marketing for over ten years and used to call this the “bubble under the lino” effect—if you push down on in one area, the bubble pops up somewhere else! Thus, it pays to read those boring statement inserts which arrive with your card, as they usually warn of bad news and extra charges!» —“Credit Cards Strike Back!” by Cliff D’Arcy Motley Fool (United Kingdom) Nov. 14, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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