You know you’re a journalist when . . .

From the website Stuff Journalists Like.

I do correct bathroom stall grammar. I do, I do.

   

Journalists 

From Facebook:


You really DO get a second source to confirm it when mom says she loves you. 



 


You carry around a digital voice recorder all the time, just in case. 



 


The only way you make it through your day is knowing there’s a glass of gin with an olive in it waiting for you at home. 



 


When you exchange a social life for a front-page byline. 



 


When you start correcting bathroom stall grammar. 



 


Your friends hate sending you e-mail because they know you copy edit the shit out of it. 



 


You look at your paycheck!


 


From Twitter: 

HeatherHalsey you preface non-work related conversations with, “sorry, I ask a lot of questions.”


MeganQuinn2 you have drunken conversations about gerunds

whitneymae You know you’re a journalist when you feel uncomfortable eating meals that aren’t at your desk or free from an event.

 


Submit your answer here, on Twitter @JournalistsLike or on Facebook at Facebook.com/StuffJournalistsLike.

 


 

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