The Geek Nerd False Dichotomy

This post is not to add fuel to a flamewar of geeks versus nerds. On the contrary, I think they’re two sides of the same coin, united on common ground. Thus “geek or nerd” is a false dichotomy. Geeking out on the grammar with a nerdy definition of dichotomy should help. From the New Oxford American Dictionary: Dichotomy – a division or contrast between two … Continue reading The Geek Nerd False Dichotomy

Geeking Out On Words

I’m kind of into words. Understanding definitions is something I sort of geek out on sometimes. Almost every day, I use a dictionary and thesaurus app. My brain really likes to know the nuances of meaning between similar terms such as productivity and creativity. Context can give clues, but I still like to resort to a dictionary. Here’s a question I have, “Is blogging creative … Continue reading Geeking Out On Words