- v. present participle of backscratch.
“I am not entirely certain quite what was achieved, exactly, and I am wary of becoming part of the circle of mutual backscratching which is an inevitability for an insider in any industry.”
“She was hired straight from a government ministry, instead of working in the commercial sector with its backscratching culture.”
“You can find other examples of literary backscratching in the Backscratching in Our Time category.”
“These blurbs seem to be another example of a first principle of backscratching: The Less They Need It, The More They Do It. After a series of bestsellers and a movie of his Tuesdays With Morrie, why does Mitch Albom need blurbs?”
“To read more examples of backscratching by authors, click here.”
“Does this not in fact reflect a huge principal-agent problem with a lot of quid pro quo backscratching of CEOs of each other?”
“If CEOs are really stealing money from shareholders (I'm assuming that's what you're implying when you say "quid pro quo backscratching of CEOs of each other"), then why do people continually invest in the stock market at such incredible rates?”
“As well as being a tale of political backscratching, collusion and expediency, it tells of the suffering of individuals, such as Prosper in Crawley, a man fighting to find out what happened to his family.”
“Janice Harayada of One-Minute Book Reviews  examines backscratching in our time .”
“Janice Harayada of One-Minute Book Reviews examines backscratching in our time.”
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