Terminal Gibberish

When your terminal is liberally filled with terminal gibberish, there are a few solutions suggested on stackexchange:

http://superuser.com/questions/9192/save-me-from-gibberish-terminal

I suggest this:

echo ^V^[c

Alternatively (noobish):

echo <CTRL-V><CTRL-[>c

The actual character being echoed is ^[ followed by the letter c, but to pass control-[. one must type CTRL-V before other CTRL- sequences. Clear as mud, eh?

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