## Definitions

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- n. The proposition that a monkey, hitting typewriter keys at random will produce a large amount of sensible text (typically a work by Shakespeare) given an infinite amount of time.

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fbharjo commented on the word infinite monkey theorem

the finite money-key theorem is equally fascinating!!??!!

*just mon(ey)keying around or two*

January 6, 2012

hernesheir commented on the word infinite monkey theorem

The proposition that an infinite monkey hitting computer keys at random would, eventually, reproduce all the lists and all the words found at Wordnik, if given an infinite amount of time. What's time to a monkey?

January 6, 2012