[ASC-list] insult or compliment

Regan Forrest regan at reganforrest.com
Mon Aug 29 01:38:19 UTC 2011


To respond in a Geeky way ..... :-)

This Venn diagram may provide some insight:

http://gregpike.ca/interest/geek-dork-nerd-dweed-venn-diagram/

   
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Abigail Thomas  wrote:
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>> 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?
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