[ubuntu-uk] Geeks and Nerds

gav revford at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Aug 2 23:25:45 BST 2008

On Sat, Aug 02, 2008 at 09:52:28PM +0100, Chris Rowson wrote:
> What's the difference between a nerd and a geek?

Nothing really, I self identify with both.

A Language-Nerd could tell you more.  :)

Both have the same meaning these days.  Nerd seems to come from Dr Seuss, 
derived from Nut via Nert.  Geek comes from the old German Geck.  Both mean a
stupid or foolish person.

A Google search of "etymology Geek" and "etymology Nerd" helps.

Gav Ford
revford at blueyonder.co.uk 
I think we need to:  Bypass the secondary EPS processor
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