Or is the practice old fashioned?
A debate has been sparked about whether calling someone a 'boffin' should be a hate crime?
“If you look at the world and look at the problems it's usually old people, usually old men, not getting out of the way.” He said.
The international awareness event is celebrated annually on 19 November.
Mickey Rourke appeared on the show from LA to promote crime movie 'Night Walk', but things didn't go smoothly.