Thursday, November 03, 2016
Citations for galimatias
I have seen this letter in which you tell me there is so much galimatias, and I assure you that I have not found any at all. On the contrary, I find everything plainly expressed …
Statisticians know that merging two approximations does not produce precision; rather, it produces galimatias.
Origin of galimatias
Galimatias is of uncertain origin except that it is French and may be related to gallimaufry "a hash of various meats, hodgepodge." It entered English the mid-1600s.