gobbledygook


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Synonyms for gobbledygook

unintelligible or nonsensical talk or language

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incomprehensible or pompous jargon of specialists

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Congressman Maverick invented the term "gobbledygook" to describe bureaucratic language that was as hard to understand as the call of wild turkeys in his native South Texas.
Newcastle city councillor Bill Schardt deserves a pat on the back for his amusing sideswipe at gobbledygook.
If all that chemical gobbledygook leaves you preferring to feel around under the couch for that slobbery tennis ball that your dog rolled under there--forget about it.
Someone sitting next to me whispers: "The biggest challenge is understanding Forest Service gobbledygook!" She has a point.
Which is why this column took the liberty of entering it for this year's Golden Bull Awards, run by the Plain English Campaign and awarded annually to those spouting gobbledygook.
Most viewers surely ignored this bit of mathematical gobbledygook.
They should not be couched in obscure language, jargon and gobbledygook."
Such characters often turn into gobbledygook on screens of Japanese mobile phones.
The CFO will never capture that audience with financial gobbledygook. That presenter's job is to figure out how the company's performance relates to them.
Indeed, when I undertook my own graduate studies, in the '70s, it was not uncommon for a professor to begin a seminar by reading a passage from Kierkegaard or one of his disciples and sneering, "How could anyone take this gobbledygook for philosophy?"
See if what they say is more than superficial gobbledygook. Ask if what they're doing really works, and force them to show you the numbers that demonstrate it.
The European Commission has won a Golden Bull award from the self-appointed English-language watchdog, the Plain English Campaign, for the year's worst example of gobbledygook - the "Innovate for a Competitive Europe" consultation paper from DG Enterprise.
Every so often there rises to the surface sentences so clear and prescient in the gobbledygook of financial services writing that they bear repeating.