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- verb To
- verb business, slang To engage in a
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I will leave you to backscratch, smear and pretend that you have something to contribute.
I'm not the one he really pays attention to, but as long as I'm giving him a backscratch its all good.
It's for people who've resisted the urge to backscratch and simper in pursuit of literary glory!
Worse, the feds tried to keep the backscratch between D.C. and Goldman Sachs et al secret.
He was probably saying: "I better get some backscratch for this."
Guest appearances by Ed Harris, William Hurt, Frances MacDormand, Alan Alda, Ken Watanabe, Marcia Gay Harden, or any other recent Oscar nominees, even if they only have seven lines in a forgettable episode of some CBS show no one’s ever heard of outside of commercials during NFL games, will give the TV community a false sense of legitimacy, which they will assuredly reward with an Emmy backscratch for said performers.