Posted by Lewis on June 26, 2003
In Reply to: Team of smart people posted by ESC on June 26, 2003
: : : : : : : hope someone will help me to find out the one word of " group of brilliant students' , " group of excellent students" to give a team name.
: : : : : : Just to get the ball rolling. Brainiacs. Elite. Whips (as in smart as).
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: : : : : Einsteins, IQs, Wizards, Eggheads, Brainstorms.
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: : : : How about the Owls (used by Temple University in Philadelphia), or, borrowing from one of ESC's suggestions, "The Storm" as an abbreviation for Brianstorm.
: : : : Also, there may be unlimited possibilities if you wanted to try rhyming slang, and how much explaining you wanted to do...
: : : If the students were being paid for exercising their brains, they'd be a think tank.
: : Do you object to risking being politiclly incorrect? If not; Jews, Koreans?
: Hmmm. I don't think that would go over too well.
"the Dog's bollocks" or DBs is popular.
our quiz team is "The Anoraks" - British expression for people who compulsively acquire information - it derives from Anoraks being un-hip as an item of clothing and what nerds or geeks would wear. Especially train-spotters...