For those of you on Twitter, @FakeLibStats is a great addition to your list of follows. I (rather unproductively) have their tweets pop up on my phone’s lock screen whenever a new tweet is posted. Tweets like this one:
47% of librarians order loose tea by the pound
— Fake Library Stats (@FakeLibStats) November 5, 2013
Or this one:
A librarian’s cardigan is their superhero cape
— Fake Library Stats (@FakeLibStats) October 12, 2013
But it’s tweets like this one that make me run into trouble:
75% of librarians keep forgetting Annoyed Librarian is still out there
— Fake Library Stats (@FakeLibStats) November 2, 2013
Being rather new to the librarian community, I then googled “Annoyed Librarian” and came up with her blog:
And came up with posts like this one:
At which point, I realized that I had been browsing archived funny tweets and interesting blog posts for over an hour, an hour that I had budgeted for homework. Ah, this is why I shouldn’t be allowed on the internet during homework time.
Update: A rather exciting event (for me, at least): @DAVIDsTEA has just tweeted a stat of their own to @FakeLibStats and me!
— DAVIDsTEA (@DAVIDsTEA) November 12, 2013