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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Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
|Definitions include: a person who causes others great distress for personal satisfaction, usually in computer games.|
|Definitions include: For information about the origin of the term, see the term's article on Wikipedia.|
|Definitions include: with heavy usage.|
|Definitions include: an error code used to refer to user error.|
|Definitions include: "free to play".|
|Definitions include: a piece of computer hardware or software combining the best qualities of that type of hardware or software.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "on my way".|
|Definitions include: "please".|
|Definitions include: "Freeware" was originally the trademark of "PC-Talk" author Andrew Fluegelman.|
|Definitions include: a computer that malfunctions frequently.|
|Definitions include: a metaphorical area that contains the underlying implementation of something - e.g. a piece of hardware, a piece of software, an idea, etc.|
|Definitions include: of the title to an article or webpage, vague enough so that one has to click the title to learn what the destination is actually about.|
|Definitions include: a bug that makes hardware or software unusable.|
|Definitions include: to advertise using spam and "spammy" techniques.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "good luck, have fun".|
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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