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April 5, 2009

No one understands me!

srikanth @ 11:38 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1238974688 ) Play

Which famous term coined in (1) has become a geek-culture staple, showing up in places as diverse as Star Trek (2) and legal matters (3)?

  1. a49c672b15fce0a86271ee25672b23ac
  2. ef0922fd573c491e1e7c6118f938fef4
  3. 68734d18982cd9616ee99497c8a3c64c

Cracked by Raghuvansh , Sruti , AmK , Dibyo , arag0rn , darthshak , shenoyvarun86 , svgreatest , alephnull , sidsen , shrik , sand and Srikanth.M.G.

Answer:

Grok.

  1. Coined in Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land
  2. Used in Star Trek badges (I grock mr. spock)
  3. Used as the name for the website groklaw (comic strip: everybody loves eric raymond talking about PJ of Groklaw)

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