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bass-ackwards

Opposite or contrary to what is expected, completely disordered or disarranged, or that which is done incompetently. A playful, euphemistic rearranging of "ass-backwards." That's the last time I let you fix the electrical work by yourself. You've wired it all bass-ackwards! I must not be completely awake yet, I just put my pants on bass-ackwards!
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"I was on the beach, but I was thinking about the bay." These words are not mine but American indie rock musician Kurt Vile's, from his song "Bassackwards" off his 2018 album Bottle It In.
I have a song called "Bassackwards," one of the singles.
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"If you charge for plastic bags, but they're offering paper ones, that seems bassackwards to me," Daniel said.
"It was 'bassackwards!' "Dolan told Milwaukee priests in an April 15 e-mail, referring to implementation of two programs designed to monitor the behavior of troubled priests.
You are going just exactly bassackwards from where you think you are going.