RE: boffins with lawnmowers

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Mon Jul 17 2000 - 10:44:39 MDT

At 11:29 AM 17/07/00 -0500, Bonnie wrote:

>The term "egghead" echoes across
>the decades, but it was a derogatory slang word.

I think that's the one I was looking for. `Boffin' was also slightly
belittling, but perhaps more fondly respectful.

Thanks for the suggestions, folks. That should do it.

Damien Broderick

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