Give it up for the new geeky language NerdicApril 18th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Forget wassup, yup and the likes, and make way for the latest lingo in town - the new geeky language - dubbed Nerdic.
Alpha Geek, Mouse Potatoes and Cyberchondriac are some of the weird phrases which are being used by technology-savvy youngsters and IT enthusiasts.
It is Europes fastest-growing new lingo, according to research by website Pixmania.com, reports The Sun.
And some of the quirky, techie terms in the Nerdictionary are - Alpha Geek, which means the most knowledgeable, technically proficient person in an office or work group; Bandwidth, meaning your ability to handle an excessive number of jobs at the same time.
Cobweb a website that hasnt been updated in a long, long time; Cube Farm an office packed with cubicles full of busy workers.
Cyberchondriac someone who imagines they have a disease because their symptoms match those listed on a health website; Doorstop a computer no longer considered fast enough and only useful for keeping doors open.
Egosurfing when you look yourself up on the Internet; Fleshmeet a rare meeting in the flesh, especially for people who usually only chat on the net.
Mouse Potato the online generations answer to the couch potato; Open-collar workers people who work from home. (ANI)
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