(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."

Last updated: 1997-03-16