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verb (disemvowels, disemvoweling, disemvoweled)
  1. 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>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"What happened?" the Amigoid asked.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"D'nt knw," she said. "Jst wk p nd hrd y tw tlkng n thn, sddnly nd wtht wrnng, thr ws ths ns."<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"What?" Robotech_Master asked.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"I think I know what happened," Lawrence said. "It must be part of the Silliness that's infecting the Author's Altiverse."<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"S wht hppnd?"<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"You've been disemvoweled," the Amigoid informed her.</blockquote>

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