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From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
[a portmanteau of ?garbage? and ?rubbish?; may have originated with SF
author Philip K. Dick] Garbage; crap; nonsense. ?What is all this gubbish??
The opposite portmanteau ?rubbage? is also reported; in fact, it was
British slang during the 19th century and appears in Dickens.
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
/guhb'*sh/ (A portmanteau of "garbage" and "rubbish"
which may have originated with SF author Philip K. Dick)
Garbage; crap; nonsense. "What is all this gubbish?" The
opposite portmanteau "rubbage" is also reported.
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