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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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That's how I started, which is the geekiest thing ever," she added.
It's all there in the new series - the fabulous and differing adversaries, the new doctor, a new companion, storylines that take the viewer back and forth, here, there and everywhere so even the geekiest of fans can't keep up.
What's ironic about SimplicITy is that behind the scenes, it's running Linux - the computer operating system favoured by the geekiest of geeks.
We are the most socially crippled people, the geekiest unlikable people," she adds, cradling a cup of coffee and looking just the slightest bit tired.
And even for the geekiest of modern consumers, weighed down with Blackberries and iPods as they are, a modern, relevant PRINT newspaper is as attractive as it ever was.
The Bear has a bar staff that can go head to head with the geekiest beer geek, yet won't overwhelm a tourist who just wants to try a local beer.
At its best, The Sushi Economy reads like the giddiest, geekiest Food Network special ever made, a paean to man's endless innovation in the name of gluttony.
The video-game industry introduces its brightest, showiest, geekiest games this week at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in the Los Angeles Convention Center.
David Ginsburg, prexy of Alliance Atlantis' motion picture group, makes extensive use of the Web, saying that outside of the company's computer folk, "I'm the geekiest guy around here.
The 15-year-old has a crush on the most popular boy in school, and the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her.