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  • n. A nonsensical assemblage of words, typical of schizophrenia, Wernicke's aphasia, and some other mental disorders.
  • n. Meaningless text generated by a computer.

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  • n. jumble of incoherent speech as sometimes heard in schizophrenia

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  • When used in a technical sense it is also a symptom of certain psychiatric and neurological disorders.

    May 21, 2009

  • I was introduced to this phrase by @joshacagan as a description of Sarah Palin speak

    December 27, 2008