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Ever wonder how the dictionary defines the term “geek”?  Looking at the first definition according to Merriam-Webster,  a geek is “a carnival performer often billed as a wild man whose act usually includes biting the head off a live chicken or snake”. If that’s true, I’ve been misusing the term for years. Moving through the other definitions, the word is also defined as an intelligent-type/not-well liked (enter black square-framed glasses taped in the middle.) Last in the definitions, there’s the expert or enthusiast in a specific field (computer geek, for example). I mention this because July 13  is Embrace Your Geekness Day. While biting off the heads of live chickens and snakes is hardly up my alley, I propose we celebrate today by buying a pair of black-framed, thick plastic …

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