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Gobbledygook

Gobbledygook is a term used to describe nonsensical language, or sound that resembles language but has no meaning, or encrypted text.

The term is also used by plain language advocates to mean that something is being expressed an an overly complicated manner.

In J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels, Gobbledygook is the language spoken by goblins.



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