What is a nerd?
Jump to navigation Jump to search. A nerd is a person seen as overly intellectual, obsessive, introverted or lacking social skills.
What is the origin of the term Nerdy?
The term was popularized in the 1970s by its heavy use in the sitcom Happy Days. Because of the nerd stereotype, many smart people are often thought of as nerdy.
What are some famous nerdy characters from old media?
Several memorable nerdy characters appear in old media, including Anthony Michael Hall ‘s character of Brian Johnson in The Breakfast Club and Lewis Skolnick and Gilbert Lowe from Revenge of the Nerds. The parody song and music video ” White & Nerdy ” by “Weird Al” Yankovic also prominently features and celebrates aspects of nerd culture.
What is the history of the FC Nerds?
The Danish reality TV show FC Zulu, known in the internationally franchised format as FC Nerds, established a format wherein a team of nerds, after two or three months of training, competes with a professional soccer team.