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A Whollyday occurring on 10 Chaos aka 10 January (Backwards Day, Reformed) and 26 Chaos aka 26 January (Backwards Day, Traditional). Binary Day also occurs on 10 Chaos aka 10 January, but is a different holyday.


Backwards Day, Reformed (more properly, demrofeR, yaD sdrawkcaB): Day to do things backwards. Walk backwards, dress backwards, talk backwards. (Driving backwards on a busy freeway is not recommended. In some jurisdictions, it’s not advisable to wear a back-less dress or thong bikini backwards. But it could be fun). Doing or wearing things inside out or upside down also count. Check your favorite recordings for backwards masking. Pray to sirE. Hate what you love, love what you hate. This is also a good day to switch positions with a superior or inferior as described for April Fools' Day. Children can tell their parents, “Go clean your room and do your homework,” and parents can tell their children, “If you don’t eat your dessert, you won’t get any vegetables.” Unless, of course, that’s your usual pattern. (Note that we chose this date as Backwards Day because both the Gregorian and Discordian Dates can be written as 01 10 or 10 01, both of which are the same backwards.)

Backwards Day Traditional: Same as Backwards Day, Reformed, only on a different day.

Text from Principia Harmonia and Ek-sen-trik-kuh Discordia: The Tales of Shamlicht.