My friends and I often get call nerds
, simply because we actually attempt to do well in school.
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is a "pejorative applied to anyone with an above-average IQ and few gifts at small talk and ordinary social rituals," while a geek is "a person who has chosen concentration rather than conformity; one who pursues skill (especially technical skill) and imagination, not mainstream social acceptance.
A Web-based Instrument to Model Social Norms: NERD
Design and Results" Journal of Integrated Assessment [forthcoming in 2006].
can still be identified by their attire.
Joe Pasquale was a truly vile nerd
in ill-fitting trousers who had the audience squirming and howling with laughter at his revolting antics.
My use of the ideal type of the nerd
reflects the everyday practice of my research subjects themselves.
Rage News Nerd
Rage News is a Nerd
and Geek oriented news portal created by Steve Wollett.
Everybody can think like a nerd
, act like a nerd
and dress like a nerd
on that day.
Girl network formed in 2008 at an IBM Lotusphere event when conference organisers - women - noticed the gender split and encouraged the group's development by inviting the women to host sessions and panels.
My dictionary's definition of the word nerd
is "a person, especially a man, who is not attractive and awkward or socially embarrassing.
The year before, Bill Gates, the mega-billionaire philanthropist and computer nerd