Friday, March 26, 2010

FINALLY: The Difference between Nerd, Dork, and Geek Explained by a Venn Diagram

FINALLY: The Difference between Nerd, Dork, and Geek Explained by a Venn Diagram

By Great White Snark

To all of you nerds and geeks who–like me–have been unfairly and inaccurately labeled “dorks,” only to then exhaustively explain the differences among the three to a more-than-skeptical offender, I say: You’re welcome. This nerd/dork/geek/dweeb Venn diagram should save you a lot of time and frustration in the future.

6 comments:

Miss Ginger Grant said...

Personally, I think "nerd" and "dork" are reversed... i think "dork" is th holy trinity of all three traits...

Bob said...

I must have multiple personalities because I see me all over that thing!

Rose said...

thanks for the colorful explanation. Never gave the terms much thought. I must be a dork!

Bucko (a.k.a., Ken) said...

Love the graphic, understand that I am a GeeK :o)

mrs. miss alaineus said...

so basically the meaning of the word nerd comes from a perfect storm of convergence of three traits: obssession, social ineptitude, and intelligence?

xxalainaxx

Joy said...

I'm not sure I'd characterize it exactly this way, but it's fun to think about and debate.