If I change “I can do it” to “it do can I” How do I describe this way of writing?

I think “I wrote it backwards” or “I wrote it back to front” can be misleading as a mirror writing because it can mean each alphabet letter is written backwards.

Is “I wrote backwards by a word” idiomatic? Or what other way should I describe it?

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"I wrote the sentence backwards" could describe either situation: it could mean that you reversed the order of the words, or that you reversed the order of all the letters.


I believe this could be called "writing with the reverse word order" (in contrast to the letter one).

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