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Word salad

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We control what
you think with

Language
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Said and done
Jargon, buzzwords, slogans
The film is nothing more than the cart issues, wishes ramp and that lashbone, be hydrodash-tower, and cramp seven lash. Milbord zakt feebled-seven, tilsubatidemisemistupan.
—Terry Bruge-Hiplo, Movie Reviews[1]

Word salad is a term applied to rants that completely fly off the rails of normal grammar and meaning.

Word salad (schizophasiaWikipedia's W.svg) can be a sign of schizophrenia, brain damage or other pathological conditions.[2][3]

Not your typical deli salad[edit]

The most obvious example, of course, is the Time Cube website, but many other lunatics manage to diverge into what "looks like" a human language, but on deeper exploration (called "reading") proves to be utter nonsense.

Keep in mind that if an otherwise coherent person suddenly starts speaking word salad, it could be a sign of an impending stroke.[4][5] Please call the emergency services as soon as possible if this is the case.

Word salad generators are sometimes written by beginning programmers for the sake of amusement.

Examples[edit]

  • The oblivious lemmings snap treasonous horses
  • Her sizable nitrogens cure crazed xylophones
  • My rotted catamites bust rotted Geiger counters
  • His petrifying t-shirts graphitize dismal times
  • Their eerie hotels accentuate pyrrhic thumbtacks

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