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  • adj. Alternative spelling of bass-ackwards.


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  • I'm interested in this--I have a hunch that the term fell into disuse for a while. It seems to me that when I heard it in the 1960s it sounded somewhat old-fashioned. Perhaps it is having a revival!

    June 19, 2007

  • Really??? (I've been saying that a lot tonight.) I hadn't heard it until a few years ago. Maybe people just don't use it around me.

    June 19, 2007

  • Humorous euphemistic spoonerism for assbackwards. Goes back to the 1940s or 1950s, or before.

    June 19, 2007