Sunday, January 20, 2008


noun. Nanotechnobabble—or very, very tiny nonsense.

Real citation: “Well… JACS appears to have a higher-than-average amount of nanoblahblah dealing with quantumblahblah that I really couldn’t follow with my feeble synthetic organic chemistry brain. There are a few things in there, however.”
(Oct. 3, 2006, The Chem Blog,

Made-up citation: “If nanoblahblah is your idea of pillow talk, women generally will not flock to your Linus and Charlie Browns.”

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