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  • To: tedd <tedd@sperling.com>
  • Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Converting XML
  • From: Michael Champion <michaelc.champion@gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 17:06:39 -0500
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On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 16:58:02 -0500, tedd <tedd@sperling.com> wrote:

> ps: I wonder if anyone on this list knows where the term "geek" came from?

http://www.bartleby.com/61/0/G0070000.html says

'The circus sideshow is the source of the word geek, "a performer who
engaged in bizarre acts, such as biting the head off a live chicken."


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