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    Re: Leap second today
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2012 Jun 30, 15:27 -0700
    My wife, the English major who now does marketing and PR for Silicon Valley companies, says that "geeks" are a subset of "nerds," characterized by success in technology.  

    Larry Page and Sergey Brin (for anyone who does not recognize the names, they are the founders of Google) are geeks. 

    My brother, who can tell you the details of a dozen programming languages but has no social life, is a nerd.

    From: bill <billyrem42@earthlink.net>
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2012 2:03 PM
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Leap second today

    On 6/30/2012 4:53 PM, Gary LaPook wrote:
    > Boy, are we nerds :)

    Nerd is so yesterday.  I prefer "Geek," with "Alpha Geek: or "Uber Geek" reserved for the genuine wizards ;-)

    Bill B

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