geek, dork, etc.

A Shoebox cartoon by Brian G. (in the Chuck and Beans series) from 4/30/10:

(#1)

Endless discussion on geek vs. nerd. On this blog, “Geek days” of 5/22/12. And earlier, “Venn diagramming for nerds” of 9/17/11, where I wrote:

Note that all four of the terms in this diagram — dweeb, nerd, geek, and dork — are of obscure etymology. This is a semantic domain where people are likely to just make words up.

(Another Chuck and Beans strip came by here.)

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