1. Exquisite Tweets from @wmarybeard, @StigAbell, @benedictevans, @charlesarthur, @maxrogo

    PreoccupationsCollected by Preoccupations

    Another day off Twitter in interests of calm. Still hammering goes on. Thx to all for support. In case you missed bit.ly/2woc0jw

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    wmarybeard

    mary beard

  2. StigAbell

    Stig Abell

  3. though I have to say 'right' is always more complicated... but being a woman yes, clever probably.. and the rest is is history

    Stig Abell @StigAbell
    My wonderful colleague @wmarybeard on being right, clever and a woman on Twitter. the-tls.co.uk/roman-britain-…

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    wmarybeard

    mary beard

  4. This is extraordinary, and a cautionary tale - don’t let yourself turn into this person. medium.com/incerto/someth…

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    benedictevans

    Benedict Evans

    (Every now and then you see someone who used to say interesting, nuanced things slide into blind polemicism. It looks a bit like addiction.)

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    benedictevans

    Benedict Evans

  5. That is just appalling. Can’t tell Prof from PhD. Logic wouldn’t survive an Oxford entrance interview. What a tit. (And the responses 🙄)

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    charlesarthur

    Charles Arthur

  6. Incoherent, illogical, semi-literate nonsense. He has no idea what he thinks, what anyone else thinks, or how to express either.

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    benedictevans

    Benedict Evans

  7. I really like the parallelism here:
    "Studying courage doesn’t make you couragous [sic], no more than eating cow meat turns you into a cow."

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    maxrogo

    Mark Rogowsky