On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 8:50 PM, Robert Hansen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mar 18, 2014, at 11:42 PM, kirby urner <kirby.urner@GMAIL.COM> wrote: > > > But these are far from universal usage patterns. For most people, > "geek" and "nerd" are still inter-changeable, a waste of at least one good > word as a synonym for the other. > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_pragmatic_disorder >
You cited that before when I was actually following your flow chart.
> "difficulty following conversations or stories. Conversations are > "off-topic" or "one-sided"" > "difficulty extracting the key points from a conversation or story; they > tend to get lost in the details" > "They may also display striking abilities in an area such as mathematics, > computer science, geography, astronomy,reading, history, meteorology, > botany, zoology, sports, politics or music." > > It's bizarre all the tangents you go off on. I often don't read everything > you write because it goes off on so many tangents. >
I'm not just writing for you. I'm writing for steam punks at Cleveland High who might remember me from the Cannibals as one of the dads but probably not.
I like that I'm using all these search terms (a wider net), and don't blame me for getting us started on "goth" (I connected to goth music and goth literature once the ball got rolling).
> Just saying. >
Yeah I know but I also know I don't need no dime store psycho-therapy. My posts hang together quite well and besides I teach people how to tighten up their code all day, so I'm hardly just a slacker.