Self-proclaimed geeks. Stop it

People, please stop with proclaiming yourselves to be “geeks” and “nerds”. You know who you are. Self-proclamation to a sub-culture is never really a good idea. If you self-deprecatingly declare yourself a geek or nerd, chances are you aren’t one. To be honest geek/nerdism isn’t even a sub-culture anymore. I hear people every day describe themselves as geeks as some sort of badge of honour. It makes me cringe and every time you say it a fairy dies (probably). It’s all completely self-defeating. I always thought (and web definitions seem to agree) of geeks as those with an eccentric devotion to an interest slightly … Continue reading Self-proclaimed geeks. Stop it