Tag Archives: Etymology

January 15

Harry Potter and Etymology

Harry Potter and Etymology By: Brianna Noll I’d been meaning to write a Harry Potter post for the holiday season, but I found myself struggling to think of a good topic. There’s so much I could say! I thought about discussing Pottermore’s new (partial) release of the interactive Prisoner of Azkaban; I thought about my […]

October 01

History of “Nerd”

History of “Nerd” By: Terra Olsen   To kick-start Have You Nerd, it is only appropriate to look into the origin of “nerd”- the inspiration for this Blog. The word “nerd” has had an interesting evolution in pop culture. Many have credited Dr.Seuss for creating the term ‘nerd,’ since it first appeared published in If […]