In modern culture the iconic nerd talks, acts and looks like a Neanderthal with glasses, like Flug here. But many nerds actually bathe once in awhile and know how to dress themselves. Quite well in fact. They even know how to tie their own shoelaces, when they think it’s worth bothering about. And many of them are real lookers.
Take Steve Jobs, for example. If he weren’t so intensely geeky to the point of being intimidating, most people upon first seeing him would be taken by how good looking he was. Pericles, Mary McCarthy, Virginia Wolfe, Leonardo da Vinci, Euripides, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Marcus Aurelius, H.G. Wells, Brahms, Nikola Tesla, Ada E. Yonath, Youyou Tu, Ada Lovelace, Hedy Lamarr, Matt Mullenweg, Gao Xiingjian, Timothy Berners Lee, Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, Gabriela Mistral, Wangari Muta, Octavio Paz Lozano, Aristotle, and Plato.
From spectacularly beautiful to distinguished to adorable, they’re fine looking individuals one and all. Gao, for instance, has the most beautiful smile. She smiles with her whole being.
Now my fellow nerds, the ones inhabiting the world of Nerds Don’t Wolf Whistle, look like this: