[ubuntu-uk] Geeks and Nerds

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Sun Aug 3 23:32:35 BST 2008


Chris Rowson wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 2:53 PM, Yishay Mor <yishaym at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Nerd: someone who spawns a thread on "what's the difference between a geek
>> and a nerd" on a *nux user mailing list.
> Very nice lol :-)
> I think from the replies, plus a little reading around - the answer
> seems to be that the boundaries between geek and nerd are so blurred
> that there isn't a single authoritative definition for either.
> Any other opinions? Speak now or forever hold your geek....

I'm not sure about the dirfference, but you can find out more about what
a geek is and get your own geek code on www.geekcode.com. Well, it's a
bit of fun!

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