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Etymology of Nerd

By: Luke Gilman | Other Posts by
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Overlooking the potential for irony for a second – did you know the word nerd was first coined in Dr. Seuss’s If I Ran the Zoo? Not that that’s…um… cool or anything…

via commenter ‘mollusk’ in Wired’s Geekster Handbook, a Field Guide to the Nerd Underground, which contains the following guidebook image:

Quite handy I would think if you were running an IT department.

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