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WikiWikiWebster 07

By Alexandra Queen

As a personal note, I'm always annoyed with stereotypes. The prototypical "computer geek" is actually a rare organism; most software engineers, programmers, "hackers" (using the positive connotations) and computer junkies look highly different and are just as likely to be beer-swilling frat boys, family men with a knack for yardwork and light construction, hardcore motorcycle enthusiasts, career women, housewives or foxy girrrls.

That being said and done, it's still a fun stereotype. And you can't make a joke involving HTML ASCII character entities without snorking. I'm pretty sure that's a law of physics.

Originally appeared 2005-09-19

Article © Alexandra Queen. All rights reserved.
Published on 2015-02-02
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