Geek or Nerd?

Blake Barnett shadoi at
Mon Sep 18 19:27:16 MDT 2006

On Sep 18, 2006, at 5:57 PM, Jacob Fugal wrote:

> On 9/18/06, Hans Fugal <hans at> wrote:
>> On Mon, 18 Sep 2006 at 11:35 -0700, Blake Barnett wrote:
>> > >If you've read every book, I don't think geek or nerd is quite
>> > >enough to describe you. Maybe omniscient would come closer.
>> >
>> > Wow, there are a lot of omniscient people in the world then!  I  
>> read
>> > all the books but I didn't stand in line to see any of the movies
>> > (Payson theater is nice that way.  haha)
>> I think perhaps you misunderstood me. Or maybe it was me who
>> (intentionally) misinterpreted ... oh nevermind, it'll just spoil the
>> joke.
> I'll spoil the joke, then... ;)
> Blake, Hans was referring to *every* book -- not just the LOTR ones.
> The structure of the email Hans was replying to left that a little
> ambiguous.

...another feature of nerds is that their jokes are cryptic and  
utterly unfunny to non-nerds.  ;)


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