Godwin's Law

[ god-winz law ]

  1. an adage of internet culture stating that as any discussion or debate grows longer, there is a proportionate increase in the probability that someone will invoke a comparison to Hitler or the Nazi party.

Origin of Godwin's Law

Named after U.S. lawyer and author Mike Godwin (born 1956), who formulated the adage in 1991

Words Nearby Godwin's Law

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