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And, in one of those unexplainable nuances of the courts, on the rare occasion I get to really pound the ball up close to the net, my backhanded slam is much more devastating than my forehanded version.
When we reached Daniel Radosh, a senior editor at Modern Humorist, he delivered a backhanded tribute--or maybe it was a forehanded rebuke--to The New Yorker's decision to go online.
It's either a backhanded compliment or a forehanded rip.