10:19 AM me: now, i have often thought that many girls are just as nerdy about makeup and stupid shit like that as 'nerds' are about stuff they care about
10:20 AM laurence: i thought nerd was more about what you were nerdy (obsessive?) for
10:21 AM me: surely it's really nerdy to know what shade of brown is in fashion at the moment?
laurence: would they describe that shade in hex? or pantone? or xyz colour space?
10:22 AM me: ... point