[ASC-list] insult or compliment

Abigail Thomas Thomas.Abigail at abc.net.au
Mon Aug 29 01:02:52 UTC 2011


It has recently been suggested that the terms 'geek' and 'nerd' (to describe someone interested in or working in science) are offensive.
I tend to lean rather towards them being terms of affection.
What do you think?


Abbie Thomas
program maker
www.abc.net.au/science
ABC Adelaide
08 83434032


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