Guardian Unlimited Film | Features | We are all nerds now: “According to the Collins English Dictionary, a nerd is something you emphatically don’t want to be. It defines the term as referring to ‘1) a boring or unpopular person’ or ‘2) a stupid and feeble person’, both of which sound a little harsh. Most likely the definition is a hangover from the old days, when the nerd was relegated to the library and only emerged to have sand kicked in his face or get a wedgie. Times have changed.”
With the recall of Davis as California governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger threw his hat into the race! The “governator.” Really???
Inciting protests, Reverend Gene Robinson was confirmed as the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal church (US Anglican thing). Other bishops called this a “pastoral emergency,” but he said: “Just as Jesus reached out to people on the fringes and brought them in,” he said, “that’s what the Episcopal Church is doing with this vote.”