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.
Variety: 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
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Contributor: Josef Essberger