bass-ackward

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bass-ackward

Opposite or contrary to what is expected, completely disordered or disarranged, or that which is done incompetently. A euphemistic rearranging of "ass-backward," meaning the same. That's the last time I let you fix the electrical work by yourself. You've wired it all bass-ackward! I must not be completely awake yet, I just put my pants on bass-ackward!
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18 per cent of men complained that is often hard to know when and how to 'lean in' for the uncomfortable first kiss and negotiate the ackward conversation that precedes the moment.
Secondly, it is a weak and ackward regime incapable of challenging Israeli economic and military dominance in the region and unwilling to question the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the native Palestinian Arabs from Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza.
AS A RESULT I FOUND MYSELF IN THE ACKWARD POSITION OF TRYING TO WRITE ABOUT GAMBLING WHILE BEING AFRAID TO GAMBLE
And to those reformers who do understand the threat of foreign compeition, they make a compelling argument against an industrial policy that puts government in the ackward position of deciding how to allocate capital.
Andhra Pradesh had in July 6, 2007 promulgated the ordinance for four percent reservation in the state's professional colleges to several sub sects within the Muslim community, treating them as ackward classes.
People are so devoted that whenever any calamity affects this area, right from Rajputs, Brahmins, Dalits (socially ackward community) and even the Muslims undertake this pilgrimage since they have immense faith in it," says Bodh Raj, a devotee.