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Backward Blessing (Muttering a)

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Muttering a curse. To say the Lord’s Prayer backwards was to invoke the devil.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Back (To)
Back and Edge
Backbite (To)
Backbone (The)
Backgammon
Background
Back-hander
Back-speer (To)
Back-stair Influence
Backwardation (Stockbrokers term)
Backward Blessing (Muttering a)
Backwater
Bacon
Baconian Philosophy
Baconian Theory
Bactrian Sage
Bad
Bad Blood
Bad Books
Bad Debts
Bad Form