wibble [UK, perh. originally from the first "Roger Irrelevant" strip in "VIZ" comics, spread via "Your Sinclair magazine in the 1980s and early 1990s"] 1. n.,v. Commonly used to describe chatter, content-free remarks or other essentially meaningless contributions to threads in newsgroups. "Oh, rspence is wibbling again". 2. [UK IRC] An explicit on-line no-op equivalent to humma <http://info.astrian.net/jargon/terms/h/humma.html>. 3. One of the preferred metasyntactic variable <http://info.astrian.net/jargon/terms/m/metasyntactic_variable.html>s in the UK, forming a series with wobble, wubble, and flob (attributed to the hilarious historical comedy "Blackadder"). 4. A pronounciation of the letters "www", as seen in URLs; i.e., www. foo <http://info.astrian.net/jargon/terms/f/foo.html>.com may be pronounced "wibble dot foo dot com" (compare dub dub dub <http://info.astrian.net/jargon/terms/d/dub_dub_dub.html>). The ancestral sense of this word is reported to have been "My brain is packing it in now. I give up. Tilt! Tilt! Tilt!"