More geek v nerd data

It turns out that even an awesome venn diagram won’t solve the nerd v geek debate for some people. So here you go. Empirical data. From Library Thing.

4 Comments More geek v nerd data

  1. Amy


    That’s fine. I am trying to retrain my brain to think geek not nerd. But there is a lifetime of ‘nerdiness’ there to compete with.

  2. Amy


    nerd |nərd|
    noun informal
    a foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious : one of those nerds who never asked a girl to dance.
    • an intelligent, single-minded expert in a particular technical discipline or profession : he single-handedly changed the Zero image of the computer nerd into one of savvy Hero.

    geek |gēk|
    noun informal
    1 an unfashionable or socially inept person.
    • [with adj. ] a person with an eccentric devotion to a particular interest : a computer geek.
    2 a carnival performer who does wild or disgusting acts.

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