1. What librarians say and what they really mean…

    I said: “I know you’re trying to keep it down, but if you’re going to chat could you take it outside? It’s getting a bit distracting.”

    I meant: STFU or GET THE F OUT.

    They weren’t even talking about work - they were stood looking out of the window. It’s a TINY LIBRARY…

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  2. The one thing to put you off the smell of old books is the hideous orange book dust you start to despise

    The one thing to put you off the smell of old books is the hideous orange book dust you start to despise

    (via tookieclothespins)

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