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Nerd - Wikipedia

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Nerd (adjective: nerdy) is a descriptive term, often used pejoratively, indicating a person that is overly intellectual, obsessive, or lacking social skills. Such a ...

Where the Words “Geek” and “Nerd” Came From - Today I Found Out

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Sep 30, 2010 ... The first documented case of “nerd” was in Dr. Seuss's If I Ran the Zoo, ... that the derogatory ANORAK term actually originated from the days ...

The Origin of the Nerd

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In the little more than a decade since I created my original web page here about the origin of the word nerd , it has grown considerably, in part due to various ...

Where Did The Word "Nerd" Come From? An Explanation For You ...

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Feb 25, 2016 ... Although it's now a widely used term — and one you may even apply to yourself — the origins of the word “nerd” are more mysterious than you ...

No. 2926: The Etymology of "Nerd" - University of Houston

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Nerd Nite and the etymology of the word Nerd. ... From the MIT website: http:// www.mit.edu/people/daveg/Humor/HumorLocker/Incoming/origin.of.nerd.

Learn the bizarre origins of geek and nerd, right here | Dictionary ...

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Jul 26, 2010 ... Home » In the News » “Nerd!” “Geek!” Do you consider these words insults or praise? Learn both of their bizarre origins ...

World Wide Words: Nerd

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Mar 24, 2012 ... The experts still can't say for sure where 'nerd' comes from, though ... The Oxford English Dictionary says “Origin uncertain and disputed”.

Dr. Seuss and the shady origins of the word "nerd." - Slate

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Aug 30, 2011 ... Yet another dispatch from the fascinating world of slang evolution: In the Boston Globe, linguist and Slate contributor Ben Zimmer sleuths out ...

Birth of the nerd - The Boston Globe - Boston.com

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Aug 28, 2011 ... Though nerd has been a part of American slang for 50 years now, speculation about the word's origin began brewing in the 1980s. (The 1984 ...

​The secret origins of nerd, dork, and other things you've been called

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Dec 12, 2013 ... No longer are the terms "nerd" and "geek" used as insults. We have taken them back from those who would mock us, and now wear them with ...