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Re: Definition of geek
In a message dated 99-05-19 21:08:40 EDT, barclayp@LEE.ARMY.MIL writes:
I think it certainly does classify you as a "geek", but it also
means that the term "geek" is a term of HONOR and DISTINCTION. Only the
best of us get to be computer "geeks". I am proud to be a geek, and glad
that the Army has seen fit to let me be a geek for the rest of my career.
The term "nerd" on the other hand... is still slightly denigrating.
For some reason I think its time to bring up that a "geek" is someone who
bites the heads off of chickens and bats in side shows. Just a little tidbit
Rowen, a nerd but not a geek....
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