Definition of Godwin's Law
noun - uncountable
- an Internet "Law" (i.e. observation that often holds true) formulated by Mike Godwin. It states that "As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 100%."
I think that was an intentional invocation of Godwin's Law, so it doesn't really count.
- See more words with the same meaning: computer slang.
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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: on the web, for many sites to link to a particular website using a particular phrase, such that the particular website is the first result when searching for the phrase.|
|Definitions include: temporary storage space used then moving or reconfiguring a room.|
|Definitions include: to "text" - i.e. send a text message.|
|Definitions include: to overwhelm a web site with massive amounts of traffic due to Slashdot linking to it.|
|Definitions include: the "real world" time of day - i.e. the time of day displayed by the clock on the wall - rather than other measures of time, such as a computer's current uptime.|
|Definitions include: impressive or flashy.|
|Definitions include: a type of shareware that interrupts use of the software to display a message asking the user to "register" the software (i.e. pay for it.)|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I am not a lawyer."|
|Definitions include: a single element in a graphical user interface.|
|Definitions include: "password."|
|Definitions include: "thanks".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "Be right back", as in, "I will return soon."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "crack the fuck up".|
|Definitions include: Pornography.|
|Definitions include: see e-penis.|
Slang terms with the same root words
Other terms relating to 'law':
|Definitions include: one's spouse's family, e.g. mother-in-law, father-in-law, etc.|
|Definitions include: a cop.|
|Definitions include: police|
|Definitions include: a member of the police force.|
|Definitions include: the police.|
|Definitions include: to enforce the rules.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "law enforcement officer".|
|Definitions include: acronym for "mother-in-law".|
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