Geek


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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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s we said more than a year ago, our Geek Squad repair employees discover what appears to be child pornography on customers' computers nearly 100 times a year.
In collaboration with Co-Op Digital, Liverpool Girl Geeks is making tangible progress in the community by inspiring our young girls.
Imagine the world's most exclusive destinations invaded by geeks," announces its sneering, overintrusive narrator.
The Chic Geek is a bit like Father Christmas or the Wizard of Oz - he's this imaginary figure that is perfect; no human can be this perfect and know everything.
To me, a geek isn't necessarily someone with a first-class maths degree from Oxford, or someone who works at the Met Office, and it's definitely not someone who goes out looking like they got dressed in the dark.
A geek, according to Wikipedia, is "a peculiar or otherwise odd person, especially one who is perceived to be overly obsessed with one or more things including those of intellectuality, electronics, etc.
These guys need all the help they can get," said Portlyn Freeman, a self-confessed geek who co-owns the store with her husband, who goes by "Atom
The vibrant and out-of-the-ordinary characters keep the plot moving with their endless scheming and plotting for the Geek revolution.
Despite the 22-year old Edinburgh-born glamour model being crowned Miss Stockport and winning the 2004 FHM High Street Honeys competition she's actually a bit of a secret geek.
When Neil Schweiber, a young geek, discovers that his father is cheating on his mother, we expect this storyline to culminate in spectacular family conflict: yelling, screaming, doors slamming.