Meanings: Geek vs. Nerd

June 20, 2013

Geek or Nerd? Think these mean the same thing, or is there a difference?  FlowingData has a lovely visualization based on tweets to show how people use the two terms:

geeknerd-plot-01

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About Doug Bennett

Doug Bennett is Emeritus President and Professor of Politics at Earlham College. He has a wife, Ellen, and two sons, Tommy (born 1984) and Robbie (born 2003).
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One Response to Meanings: Geek vs. Nerd

  1. George says:

    Please don’t forget the dorks.

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