verb (disemvowels, disemvoweling, disemvoweled)
- To remove the vowels (from text).
- Used in this sense as early as 1995, e.g. in an online http://groups.google.com/group/bit.listserv.superguy/msg/8f7bc7743a4fada2?hl=en& humorous story from October 28, 1995:<blockquote> "What happened?" the Amigoid asked.<br /> "D'nt knw," she said. "Jst wk p nd hrd y tw tlkng n thn, sddnly nd wtht wrnng, thr ws ths ns."<br /> "What?" Robotech_Master asked.<br /> "I think I know what happened," Lawrence said. "It must be part of the Silliness that's infecting the Author's Altiverse."<br /> "S wht hppnd?"<br /> "You've been disemvoweled," the Amigoid informed her.</blockquote>
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