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You Scratch My Back I Will Scratch Your's

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by MafiaBoss, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. MafiaBoss

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    You Scratch My Back I Will Scratch Your's

    Can anyone explain in detail what this line and phrase refer too, why someone will say that to you if you and him/her bath every day and don't have any itching problem or skin disease's...... skeptical!
     
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    Watch The Big Bang Theory: Season 2, Episode 16 @3:40mins for reference....

    Sheldon: I believe the back-scratching metaphor generally describes a quid pro quo situation where one party provides goods or services to the second party in compensation for a similar action.
     
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    As vedavyas said is a "quid pro quo" metaphor that is understandable as "something for something". The mutual scratching in the bath means respect and equal rights in the bathroom (if you wanted to be specific)