Let's face it, for most of us the word "nerd" at least briefly leads to an image like the following:
There's this classic view of the nerd- glasses, socially awkward, incredibly intelligent, terrible taste in clothes.
The thing is, the nerd hasn't really changed much, it's just that we have started to change our minds about what these things mean.
Nerd is no longer a "bad word." Nor is "geek," "dork," or "awkward." Which is totally a victory for those of us who are one or all of those things.
Nerd is sexy. Glasses aren't a sign of poor eyesight. No, no, they are intelligence, style and on some people, incredibly sexy.
Take Justin Timberlake:
No glasses- hot