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Infographic spotted in the wild! Yay! Geek Pride Day: There's a little Geek in all of us | EDN via

Infographic spotted in the wild! Yay! Geek Pride Day: There's a little Geek in all of us | EDN via

“Geek” is no longer an insult. It is no longer a derogatory term that brings to mind a friendless weakling. Under newer slang usage, it’s a complimentary term to be used with pride, a term to be celebrated, as it describes intelligence, success, and technical know how. What better day to celebrate being a geek than Geek Pride Day. No, Geek Pride Day is not an official holiday. There are no Hallmark cards to commemorate it. And, sadly, odds are you won’t get a day off of work. Geek Pride Day is every May 25, a day picked to mark the release of the first Star Wars movie on May 25, 1977. Note that Star Wars Day is on May 4 so that fans may say “may the 4th be with you,” which is good because May 25 is already a popular day. If you are a fan of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy trilogy, you may know today as Towel Day, or perhaps your calendar reads Glorious 25 May if you a...

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