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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."

Bingo! For years I've said that, (saw it in an old BW circa 1950 TV 
show) but now I'm glad to see that it's been published.



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