http://foohack.com/2008/12/nerdery/ asks Hoosgot,David Spade will forever have a special place in my heart for what he did in the movie Tommy Boy. I’m not sure if it was his creation, but in that movie, Spade delivered a line that added one of my favorite words to the english language: My fellow nerds and I will retire to the nerdery with our calculators. I saw the movie back in high school when it was in the theater. Immediately—I mean, before we had gotten out of our seats—we were using “nerdery” to refer to our pack of nerds . It’s like there was a linguistic void waiting to be filled, one that we had somehow never noticed before, and that term came to our … Visit the blog to lend your wisdom, or you can comment below.
December 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments