November 21, 2004
Nerdfilter. Say no more.
Not actually via Mefi, although it is linked there.
13 years ago
9 comments in 10 threads.
Nerds? Using the internet?
I like angry modem's comment. The first one in the MeFi thread.
Hey, thanks for the plug. I hope it turns out half as well as monkeyfilter. Someone want to clue me in on the Cory joke?
I wont tell anyone if you wont tell anyone :)
I wish I was cool enough to be a nerd.
I like that smart, studious, anti-social people have seized the power of a previously derogatory term by embracing it themselves and taking away its power as an insult. This model for language power-theft has previously been used most notably with "nigger," and to a lesser extent "faggot" and "motherfucker."
This model for language power-theft has previously been used most notably with "nigger," and to a lesser extent "faggot" and "motherfucker.
I am pleased that fuckers of mothers are now re-empowered.
" is still a no-no but "Nigg
" is cool -- according to my
And I thought the gay community had co-opted "Queer", while "fag" is just as confusing as "lift" in the UK. BTW, that should be "'Filter for nerds. Matter that stuffs."