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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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Perhaps things will improve enough that one day I will have inscribed on my gravestone "He aspired to be a geek.
Federal prosecutors admitted that "a few payments to Geek Squad City supervisors by the FBI unnecessarily muddied the waters here.
Of the hundreds of black-oriented Web sites, news-groups and mailing lists on the Internet, Black Geeks Online (www.
In 2011 a doctor in Orange County, California, Mark Rettenmaier, brought his computer to Best Buy's Geek Squad, a member of which discovered child pornography on the computer and reported it to the FBI.
One of the bright spots on the WB's schedule is ``Beauty and the Geek.
More than 50 of the world's leading technology vendors sponsored Geek Day
While it's chic to be geek, Geeks with Benefits want to take it one step further - there's no community more likely to save the world than a community of geeks
Geek Out also suggests volunteering, donating the price of a ticket to gay rights organizations and educating others about Card and his beliefs.
org/cases/fbi-geek-squad-informants-foia-suit)  lawsuit filed last year after the FBI denied a request for records about its relationship with Geek Squad.
Geek culture is everywhere, with collectables and tattoos common.