Nerd (adjective: nerdy) is a descriptive term, often used pejoratively, indicating a
person that is overly intellectual, obsessive, or lacking social skills. Such a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Nerd Nite and the etymology of the word Nerd. ... From the MIT website: http://
Jul 26, 2010 ... Home » In the News » “Nerd!” “Geek!” Do you consider these words insults or
praise? Learn both of their bizarre origins ...
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”.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...