"Looking to recruit more women, and perhaps date some sorority
girls, the largest computer club at Washington State University
hopes to hold a 'nerd auction.'
"The idea is to trade their computer skills to sorority girls in
exchange for a makeover and, possibly, a date.
"'You can buy a nerd and he'll fix your computer, help you with
stats homework, or if you're really adventurous, take you to
dinner!' Ben Ford, president of the Linux Users Group, said on its
Web site recently..."