Are you a nerd or a geek?

nerdgeek1That’s the question YouTube stars Rhett & Link examine in a new video titled “Epic Rap Battle,” that is pretty much as epic as it claims to be.

“You’re a geek, that means you’re just a hipster wannabe,” raps Link, who plays the nerd.

“That’s right, I’m a geek,” answers Rhett. “I’ve got brains and personality. I wear my glasses sincerely and my t-shirts ironically.”

So what exactly is the difference between a nerd and a geek? This WikiHow page gives an intense description of each, and here’s a cool tweet graph that a scientist just created to examine the qualities of nerds and geeks.

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