What happens when you try to display text encoded in one character set in another character set? Garbage characters. I'm working on a migration module for gallery - to upgrade from one type of data storage to a completely different one. Along the way I keep learning about character sets and character set conversion. Here's a lovely set of words for something that I would rather not see - garbled, junky international text.
文字化け: [mojibake] moji: character + bake: change/ghost.
亂碼 or 乱码: [luan4 ma3] “chaotic code(s)”, in Chinese.
крокозябра [krokozyabry]: The Russian term for mangled characters.