Utopia [was RE: [oclug] [RANT] Wither Free Software?]
matt.kasun at gdcanada.com
Wed Jun 18 15:54:08 EDT 2003
Francis J. A. Pinteric wrote:
> That's a new word for me. It's not even in my Oxford English
> Dictionary, and I've got the whole thing! It goes from "Dysteleology"
> (the doctrine of purposelessness) to "Dyster" (which is a variant of
> "dyester" which in turn is equivilent to "dyer" which is a person whose
> occupation is to dye, and all the fun that one could have with a certain
> hominem of that word).
> What is "dystopia"?
The opposite of utopia -- a place where everything is perfectly horrible.
Perhaps it is in your OED, _after_ Dyster.
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