nerd bird

a.k.a. net bird

Slang for the weekday direct airline flights that run between San Jose, California (Silicon Valley) and Seattle (Silicon Forest); San Jose and Austin, Texas (Silicon Prairie); San Francisco and New York (Silicon Alley); and other cities that have a large concentration of high-tech companies. They are considered commuter flights and are full of programmers, dot-com execs, road warriors, and other technical gurus who work in the industry.

For example, "I heard about a great job opportunity on the nerd bird yesterday."

See also : barbie bird  

NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon

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