Word Salad

Word salad is a "confused or unintelligible mixture of seemingly random words and phrases", most often used to describe a symptom of a mental disorder. The words may or may not be grammatically correct, but the meaning is hopelessly confused. Although term is most often used in psychiatry, it may also be used in computer programming to describe textual randomization. It is frequently used as a pejorative, to describe unintelligible speech or poorly-written literature.

Read more about Word Salad:  In Mental Health Diagnoses, In Computing, Examples

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Word Salad - Examples
... Finnegans Wake has been described as being indistinguishable from a word salad. ...
Receptive Aphasia in Popular Culture
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