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My first rebus! This rebus is kind of difficult and is based on a weird property of English.

HOUSE
  B
  U
  R
  N
  I
  N
  G
while
  G
  N
  I
  N
  R
  U
  B
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  • $\begingroup$ +1 I'm not sure why this puzzle got some downvotes. It looks like a good rebus to me, and the answer makes sense. $\endgroup$ – Kevin Feb 20 '15 at 20:24
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It seems to be

"The house was burning up while it was burning down"

where "burning up" and "burning down" both mean to be destroyed by heat/fire

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice, this was based on this weird thing my friend told me. $\endgroup$ – QuyNguyen2013 Feb 20 '15 at 17:15

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