Godwin's Law

[ god-winz law ]

noun
  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

1
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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