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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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As Themis and Dweeb lie entwined on the lakeside grass, Themis's thoughts are remote from the lakeside, Dweeb and the goings-on.
Dweeb tells me that part of the factory was built underground, and sure enough desks, chairs and all sorts of office items are floating around the flooded lower levels.
Dweeb - comprising singer Tim Alford, David Ashford on drums, Matt Donald on bass and a mysterious guitarist who gives his name only as The Badgerman - describe their music as "rock with a twist of jazzy funk".
But in this case the dweeb is James Blunt and the supermodel is his stunning Czech girlfriend Petra Nemcova, 27.
Dweeb, accompanied by photographer Raddog, made the risky journey along the culverted river, which flows beneath the city centre, for his website lightingthedarkness.
And White Town's recent No1, Your Woman, was knocked out by computer dweeb Jyoti Mishra on second-hand gear - at a of cost less than a grand.
But Dweeb, whose intrepid journey featured in the Coventry Telegraph last week, still refuses to reveal his real name, or where he lives.
Maybe there's some overlooked character actor from the '30s or an obscure author of cowboy pulp fictions from yesteryear with the same name as this pseudo-sideline sportscaster whose only quasi-claim to fame is irritating the heck out of Pete Rose on national television, this no-trick donkey who was ushered into the spotlight back in the early '80s as a practical joke when then-Los Angeles Rams running back Eric Dickerson burned the local media by using this unknown dweeb as a puppet to announce his trade to Indianapolis, thus launching an otherwise annoying broadcasting career.
And the intrepid explorers, known only as Dweeb and Raddog, returned from their escapades with some fascinating photographs of the culveted River Sherbourne.
rounding on delusional dweeb Michael Lewis and snarling: "See if you can keep your mouth shut for one minute.
Friedlander, whose hysterical impersonation of uber-geek Toby Radloff was one of the highlights of "American Splendor," offers a subtler characterization here as a lovable dweeb who, unlike his old friend, has made something out of his adult life.