Nonetheless, the origin of the whale-reference and its widespread credit remain unexplained, material facts, and the claimed derivation is best treated as unconfirmed. Often confused with nerd and geek, but does not imply the same level of intelligence. Quick definition: a person who is very or completely inept socially and is usually unaware of this ineptitude. Also worth a link, probably: ,. What is the etymology of the word? Dork Define Dork at Dictionary.
References aren't normally included in disambiguation pages per , so I'll provide a reference here. Often confused with nerd and geek, but does not imply the same level of intelligence. Needs further investigation before eliminating. So we've got popular undocumented assertion against documented proofs. The article should clearly state that it's an American English word. I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. I just came upon it today.
Dork to me is a very strong insult. It is clearly an improvement over the previous version! What is probably happening in your gluteal area is that the hairs are becoming thicker and so more noticeable. This is completely normal for both boys and girls. There have been some deletion nominations a couple years ago and more, as you know, but those may not longer be relevant. Often confused with nerd and geek, but does not imply the same level of intelligence. It does mean whale penis remember , it's essentially both of the above coupled with hey your also really uncool and unlikeably. I'll let this sit to see if comments acccrue, then try another tweak.
What slang words have this meaning? The slang words in this thesaurus category appear below the table of contents. I'd like to see it up. I have never heard it used as such slang in America, so if we are to keep it labelled as slang, could someone figure out which english speaking country ies use it as such? By the way how old has this been a issue? Therefore, a Dork is often excluded from physical activity and considered a loner by peers, or will tend to associate with like-minded people. If a child wants to swear using different words, the punishment should be the same as using regular swear words. Last edited on Jan 20 1998.
People might have signed thier names in the Ellis Island record that are different from their real names. But the mother did notice, and she did do a terrible job of hiding her disapproving look. You could have a hormonal imbalance that makes you grow hair in weird places, go to an endocrinologist to test it out. The current state of evidence suggests that this is a case of , as no solid documentation has been advanced for the use of the term prior to a 1961 publication referencing 1953 , in which the meaning is clearly penis, but with no particular reference to whales. Failure to be verified may either mean that this information is fabricated, or is merely beyond our resources to confirm.
Pending a better answer, I'm implementing option 3 for now. Just like Wikipedia, Wiktionary is open for editing and improvement by anyone. We have archived here the disputed information, the verification discussion, and any documentation gathered so far, pending further evidence. However, there was already a deletion discussion and a decision to keep, on this very issue, barely more than a month ago. You are a unique individual. It is just like hair on your arm. If you think these modifications are reasonable, you can go ahead and place this in the article, as far as I'm concerned.
It's fairly clear if you look at his page. Please justify the redirect if you revert, or else you're just being uselessly obstinate. The definitions of these slang words appear below the list. If you have a hairy butt, it could be genetic Middle Eastern and South Americans tend to be hairier than northern Europeans or You could have a hormonal imbalance that makes you grow hair in weird places. Dork may also be used to describe a person who tend to do something socially inappropriate unintentionally.
You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. The result of the was keep. If you disapprove of someone's creation of an article, it seems incorrect to simply blank out all of the content, as you seem to be doing, and certainly wrong to edit war over it. Occasionally, elementary school children will use a common 'innocent' word to mean something vulgar. In at least the United States it's widely claimed to specifically mean a whale's penis. Pejoratives are frequently used affectionately among intimate friends and family, not just in English but in most all? That guy got a big dork.
The kid made little inverted commas with his fingertips, miming, Yes, that is a very cute jargon you've invented, dork. Can anyone think of a better one to use? A little research yielded some interesting results. Stockton's 1885 novel Rudder Grange has a comic character named Pomona Dork. How do you pronounce that? You have hair almost over your entire body. An AfD process will allow consensus to emerge, and time for improving the article if it can be improved.
Also records on Ellis Island of these surnames in a span of 13 years. That's part of the history of the term. Could it be that old? But don't be to self conscious about thi … s. Then they can 'swear' or 'cuss' with their friends, and manipulate their parents or teachers. We smiled at each other politely as she pushed her youngling on the swing and my boy and I horsed around on the jungle-gym.