The title isn't exclusively reserved for scientists and Trekkies. I can certainly be somewhat nerdy about books and movies and indie rock — I guess.
For instance, take the world's sexiest rock-star drummer, like a Tommy Lee. We all have oodles of insecurities about our strange quirks, and we're all dying to find that special someone who will find those quirks interesting. In fact, I was once dating a nerd, and he asked me whether I was cool or nerdy in high school.
HOW TO HANDLE IT IF A NERD MAKES A MOVE ON YOU MAURA: Are nerds more or less likely to make the first move?For others, your lines of code or new website may seem utterly boring and slow.“ But geek girls will understand what it is you’re doing, and heck, they may even give you ideas and pointers when you show them your work. Computer time, or any other screen time, can be a mutual pastime!If he's able to spend 45 minutes explaining the different ways to tune a snare drum, then he's a nerd, too, on top of being a rock star NERDS ARE JUST LIKE THE REST OF US (OR WE'RE ALL LIKE THEM) MATT: Truth be told, I think we're all nerds — nearly every single one of us. The fact that he was having a hard time figuring it out was, in its own weird way, a compliment.I made him guess — and finally, he went with "nerd." And again, strangely, I was flattered.