Garbage in, garbage out | GIGO
This page is about the saying "Garbage in, garbage out | GIGO"
Incorrect or bad input results in incorrect or bad output.
garbage (noun): rubbish, trash, nonsense
Origin: This saying originated in computing, where faulty data going into a computer inevitably results in faulty results coming out. This is the origin of the acronym GIGO.
This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
The saying "Garbage in, garbage out" suggests that there is a relationship between output and
Contributor: Josef Essberger