One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to express the idea that in computing and other fields, incorrect or poor-quality input will produce faulty output.
- ‘Those computers, like all computers, operate by a basic rule: garbage in, garbage out.’
- ‘Like most things in life, the rule is GIGO: garbage in, garbage out.’
- ‘First, the project suffered from GIGO: garbage in, garbage out.’
- ‘It's like they say about computers: garbage in, garbage out.’
- ‘A more compelling reason, however, is that software can't eliminate the problem of garbage in, garbage out.’
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