Are You a Nerd?

nerdIf you would rather play with your e-devices than watch football,

You might be a nerd.

If you own more than one cell phone,

You might be a nerd.

If you buy extra cartridges for your printer before you need them,

You might be a nerd.

If you spent your vacation at a electronics trade show,

You might be a nerd.

If the trade show was the most exciting vacation you’ve ever had,

You might be a nerd.

If you sometimes forget to leave work at quitting time,

You might be a nerd.

If your tie and socks match,

You might be a nerd.

If you like programming more than you like people,

You might be a nerd.

If you have a spare pair of horn-rimmed glasses,

You might be a nerd.

If you have more than one desktop computer and use them at the same time,

You might be a nerd.

If you spell check your “to do” list.

You might be a nerd.

If you sleep with a smart watch on,

You might be a nerd.

If you save your brown paper lunch bag and reuse it,

You might be a nerd.

If you work for the government, an accounting firm, or a bank,

You might be a nerd.

You think accuracy is more important than speed,

You might be a nerd.

If you never forget to charge your cell phone,

You might be a nerd.

If you download online crossword puzzles,

You might be a nerd.

If your favorite TV program is the Weather Channel,

You might be a nerd.

If you wear your work ID card at home.

You might be a nerd.

If you have any friends that are auditors, programmers, or embezzlers,

You might be a nerd.

If you always remember to floss when you brush,

You might be a nerd.

If you understand the metric system, quantum mechanics, and HTML,

You might be a nerd.

You have a dozen electronic gadgets and actually know how to use them all,

You might be a nerd.

If you have a picture of your mother as computer wallpaper,

You might be a nerd.

If you are allergic to cats, plants, mold, dust, and latex,

You might be a nerd.

If your emergency supplies include an Allen wrench and a tiny screwdriver,

You might be a nerd.

If other nerds envy your taste in pocket protectors,

Might as well admit it, you’re a nerd!

Copyright 2000 Sheila Moss
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About Sheila Moss

My stories are about daily life and the funny things that happen to all of us. My columns have been published in numerous newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and websites. SUBSCRIBE to my weekly columns hot off the keyboard and not available on my blog: humorcolumnist-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
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2 Responses to Are You a Nerd?

  1. energywriter says:

    Funny! Some of those apply, but what the hey, if we’re not electronically connected we’re considered not connected to life.

    Like

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