In-jokes

There was an article in the Guardian a few days ago listing ‘the best social media accounts for academics to follow’. Same with the other such lists I had come across, I was familiar with most of the listed, and a few more came to my mind that I felt should have been included.

The first category was Twitter humour. My favourite kind, of course, but I am well aware that what they offer is strictly in-jokes. One of the staple themes is therefore the peer review process in scholarly publishing. I have been fortunate in this department, but nevertheless I know enough to find those jokes hilarious. Here are some examples. (Click through to see the original sources.)

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