from The Century Dictionary.
- To throw into confusion; render unintelligible; confound.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To
confuseby mixingor mingling divergentor distinct languagesor cultures.
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I wish I could say I had something to do with the planning of this: part of Balisage 2010 is a contest to "encourage markup experts to review and to research the current state of wiki markup languages and to generate a proposal that serves to de-babelize the current state of affairs for the long haul."