n. incoherent or illegible writing
(New Slang) v. A method of discursive association in which learning occurs tangentially. Akin to surfing, but with purpose or in pursuit of understanding rather than distraction; seeking the coincidence instead of the novel.
(N.S.) n. An idea defined by cross-reference. More raft, less surfboard.
(N.S.) n. A documented scrawling session. Learning by adventure.
syn.: chicken-scratch, scribble, surf, search, google, multi-channeled learning
rel.: sourcing, hyper-referencing, richtexting
"Yeah, in order to scrawl, you just sort of have to let go and trust yourself."
"I wasted a lot of time scrawling on the internet a few weeks back, but recently I was talking to someone and the things I'd found took the conversation to the next level."