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Old June 19, 2008, 05:59 AM
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Here is a more official definition of the word geek http://www.bartleby.com/61/0/G0070000.html
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Old June 19, 2008, 10:01 AM
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David, both neuron and neurone are correct spellings.
Thanks, I didn't know that. I've always seen it as neuron, but you're right, they're both correct.
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Old June 19, 2008, 10:05 AM
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That's the new definition. It's similar to a nerd, but stranger. The original
geek was in the circus side show. The geek's specialty was biting heads off live chickens. The geek's associates were sword swallowers, glass eaters as well natural phenonomenonals like pinheads and hermaphrodites. There's a toned-down freak show currently in operation in Coney Island, but its appeal is limited. Apparently American Idol, Britney, and Amy are too much competition.http://www.coneyisland.com/sideshow.shtml
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Here is a more official definition of the word geek http://www.bartleby.com/61/0/G0070000.html
Thanks Poli, I honestly didn't know this meaning of geek before now.
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