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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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The only problem is David, a doctor of Evolutionary Biology specialising in genetics - denies being a geek.
I've never viewed myself as a geek. I surf, play guitar and I like pop music like Beck.
Some students I met years ago in programs that I have championed or been director of had in a way reconciled themselves to being thought of as nerdy, but they really did not want to be thought of as a geek. Geek was a term that at that time had great power to stigmatize.
This passion for technology has not only improved children's learning experiences, but also has had a dramatic effect on the term geek.
But Edinburgh-born Natalie is a step ahead as she is already in touch with her inner geek.
Alienating your friends for your heart-throb is never a good idea--geek or no geek.
London, Dec 23 (ANI): 'Avatar' actress Zoe Saldana, who's riding high on the success of her latest film, proudly calls herself a science fiction geek.
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.
Each week one couple will be eliminated based on their task performances until only one duo remain - the ultimate Beauty and the Geek.
Awesome Geek Stuff is "the online geek catalog." Here you may find all kinds of things for sale that appeal to the geek. Here are just a few of them: