Origin of Invented Words Gobbledygook

About the history, origins, and definitions of the invented word gobbledygook.


Gobbledygook - Language characterized by circumlocution and rhetoric, especially in government reports. Coined by Texas Congressman Maury Maverick in 1944; Maverick, appropriately enough, is a descendant of the Samuel Maverick after whom the word maverick (a non-conformist) came into being.

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