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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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D27205_5; CHRISTIANS OF ROCK: Dweeb members (from front) Gareth Hutchinson, Dave Ashworth, Tim Alford and Matt Donald.
Dweeb, accompanied by photographer Raddog, made the risky journey along the culveted river, which flows beneath Coventry's city centre, for his website lightingthedarkness.
But in this case the dweeb is James Blunt and the supermodel is his stunning Czech girlfriend Petra Nemcova, 27.
Dweeb, and his explorers, are more guerilla historians than criminals.
Genie" is about Simon, a 13-year-old dweeb who knows everything except how to make friends.
But please don't give this suffocatingly-soppy dweeb any more programmes to ruin.
It's a big step for Dweeb (left), who recently signed to Risen Records.
These days, the average teen Goth skateboard vampire dweeb at Royal Exchange Square in Glasgow sports more ironware on their bits and bobs than last year's Festival freak show.
Roy, a bit of a trainspotter it has to be said, wanted nothing other than a faithful re-enactment, and was assisted in his efforts by an annoying little dweeb from the Weatherfield Historical Society.
Still fretting over his children's inheritance, Theo Paphitis told some dweeb with a ludicrous exploding confetti machine: "I was disappointed by the climax.
But Dweeb, whose intrepid journey featured in the Telegraph last week, still refuses to reveal his identity, apart from being 21 and originally from Nuneaton.