I have received
memos so swollen with managerial babble that they struck me as the literary
equivalent of assault with a deadly weapon.
Baida, Management Babble, American Heritage, April 1985.
like nonsense -- it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary
ingredient in living. It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end
of a telescope that enables you to laugh at all of life's realities.
S. Geisel, Also known as Dr. Seuss
is nothing that can be said by mathematical symbols and relations which cannot
also be said by words. The converse, however, is false. Much that
can be and is said by words cannot successfully be put into equations, because
it is nonsense.
am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you. Someone has printed
gibberish all over it and put your name at the top.