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    like something but backwords

    https://www.facebook.com/BaoXiaoYing...1/?pnref=story

    Someone shared the video and commented "This is just like Mary and John but backwards".
    What does "backwards" mean here?
    does it mean Mary and John do it in a stronger way or less stronger way?
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    Re: like something but backwords

    What is the behavior? Context would help us answer your question. "Backwards" generally means in reverse or the opposite.

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    Re: like something but backwords

    didagwen, start every sentence with a capital letter.

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    Re: like something but backwords

    https://www.facebook.com/BaoXiaoYing...1/?pnref=story

    The behaviour I mentioned is in the video, and someone shared the video and commented "This is just like Mary and John but backwards".

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    Re: like something but backwords

    The reference here is that the woman's actions are sterotypically those of a man, while the man's reaction is sterotypical of a woman's response. So, like Mary and John, but reversed.

    Normally 'John' would be the one breaking wind and forcing 'Mary' to smell it. 'Mary' would normally be the one to get angry while 'John' tries to explain the humor.

    Here the roles are reversed.

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