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    vil is offline VIP Member
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    gobbledegook

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether the term in bold in the following sentences is a common occurrence in your area?

    Gorbachev rejected the Kremlin gobbledygook and talked to the people in a normal human language.

    But out of the gobbledygook comes a very clear thing: you can't trust the government; you can't believe what they say; and you can't rely on their judgment.

    gobbledygook = incomprehensible or pompous jargon of specialists

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Last edited by vil; 14-Jul-2010 at 15:34.

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    Re: gobbledegook

    Hi, Vil,

    The word is well understood in my locality.

    Rover

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    Re: gobbledegook

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Hi, Vil,

    The word is well understood in my locality.

    Rover
    Same for me (south of England).

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