hazelm Posted December 30, 2018 Report Share Posted December 30, 2018 I'd have put it in Lounge but didn't find an appropriate spot. Linguistics works, too. I was reading Merriam-Webster's definition of "entropy" and came across this. I got a smile out of 2.b. Hope others do. It's so very true. broadly : the degree of disorder or uncertainty in a system 2a : the degradation of the matter and energy in the universe to an ultimate state of inert uniformity Entropy is the general trend of the universe toward death and disorder.— James R. Newman b : a process of degradation or running down or a trend to disorder The deterioration of copy editing and proof-reading, incidentally, is a token of the cultural entropy that has overtaken us in the postwar years.— John Simon Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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