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Geek

Informal and somewhat derogatory; a new hire at a Wall Street trading firm. The term was popularized by the book Liar's Poker, which describes the author's experience as a bond trader on Wall Street in the 1980s.
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Paul Phelps has been an outstanding franchisee since he first joined Geeks On Call back in 2003.
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Imagine the world's most exclusive destinations invaded by geeks," announces its sneering, overintrusive narrator.
As part of the "Ender's Game" boycott, Geeks Out is setting up events in a number of cities, including New York, Chicago, Dallas and Toronto, during the film's Nov.
Popular US television shows like "The Big Bang Theory" and "Glee" make geeks cool, while stories based on comic books, such as "The Avengers," dominate the movies.
Ken Denmead, Wired magazine's Geek Dad blogger recommends touring New Zealand's Lord of the Rings landscapes; while Starwars.
It's cool to be clever and thank heavens for the geeks, I say.
The 2004 documentary film Geeks dealt with people devoted to narrow, "geeky" subjects such as Star Trek.
Queen of the geeks - the most beautiful geek I've ever met.
I was deemed a geek,'' Daskal said, ``but I'm actually a freak in a geek's body.
In some ways, Glen paints a frightening picture for any prospective manager of geeks, describing a group of people who are cynical, quick to judge, poorly equipped for the business (and social) world and generally unresponsive to standard incentives such as pay rises, promotions and greater responsibility.