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: a metaphorical hammer that is wielded by operators or moderators when banning one or more users from an online community.|
|Definitions include: a person who is famous due to their world-wide web presence.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "mind your own business."|
|Definitions include: acronym for "I don't give a shit".|
|Definitions include: a person who downloads without uploading in return.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "from the article."|
|Definitions include: to dance.|
|Definitions include: to pester or annoy.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "great".|
|Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)|
|Definitions include: to kick someone off of a network connection.|
|Definitions include: to contact a person via an Internet-based "Instant Messaging" service, such as MSN Instant Messenger or AOL Instant Messenger.|
|Definitions include: acronym for "too long; will read later".|
|Definitions include: a person who causes others great distress for personal satisfaction, usually in computer games.|
|Definitions include: a cable connector device with either two male or two female connectors on it, used to connect mismatched cables.|
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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