Style Invitational Week

Nerd Planet From The Sun

WINNER : Marcia Reecer

... in which we asked for some pronouncements in NerdSpeak, which is, basically, tedious nitpickery.

And the winner of the Republican national convention memorabilia:

NerdSpeak? I think not. Really, you are talking about pedants, not nerds.A pedant is obsessively and needlessly precise about the smallest of details.A nerd, on the other hand, while adept technically, is often inarticulate and uncommunicative. You should distinguish clearly between the terms.

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