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Stercus bubulus omnia vincit
—My Daddy

Jargon & Gibberish

"At any given moment there is an orthdoxy, a
body of ideas which it is assumed that all right-
thinking people will accept without question."
—George Orwell (Preface to Animal Farm)

(And then there are the equally mindless
phrases in which they speak of it.)

Table of Contents

  1. Politpiddle: The Language of Political Posturing
  2. Bureaubabble: The Language of University Administration
  3. Pomoprattle: The Language of Postmodernism
  4. Musicmumble: The Language of Concert Program Notes
  5. Moneymumble: The Language of Corporate America
  6. Donordrivel: The Language of Collegiate Fundraising