Squid. Cambridge Massachusetts term to describe a person with expert knowledge often in a esoteric or obscure subject. The term originated in Los Angels as a name for a show off and reckless motorcyclist but appeared to develop independently to mean a person whose vast knowledge may not be fully appreciated by the general public. The term is believed to have traveled to New England via graduate students from southern California. Squid (verb) to become absorbed in an activity. Squid out. Squidger the circular disk used to propel disks in the game of Twidlywinks.
You got to be serious trivia squid on get on Jeopardy