[ASC-list] geeks, nerds, boffins and dweebs

Charles Willock charlesw at cse.unsw.EDU.AU
Mon Aug 29 15:15:19 UTC 2011

... meanwhile, back at youTube :)

    a slightly raunchier version of the Katy Perry "I kissed a girl"

    I Kissed A Nerd - Damsels of Dorkington Music Video


On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 04:28:22PM +1000, Abigail Thomas wrote:
> Hi all
> What a great range of comments today about the burning question of whether these terms are acceptable or not. Many thanks for your thoughts!
> I'll compile all responses and put on the list tomorrow.
> Thanks to also to Regan for her excellent Venn diagram explaining the situation. Check it out if you haven't already done so.
> http://gregpike.ca/interest/geek-dork-nerd-dweed-venn-diagram/
> Abbie
> Abbie Thomas
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