zxnrbl

zxnrbl

(jargon)
/sner'b*l/ Incorrect data introduced by transmission errors; any corrupted or uninterpretable data.

The word originated in a 1978 advertisement for a Mockingboard, which "makes frogs croak, princesses shriek, and martians zxnrbl."

"It's not misspelled on the original page. The Internet must have zxnrbled it on the way to you."
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