One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A string of typographical symbols (such as %@$&*!) used in place of an obscenity, especially in comic strips.‘the slur was replaced with a grawlix’
1960s: coined by Mort Walker (born 1923), US creator of the comic strip Beetle Bailey, apparently as a nonsense word.
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