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Faculty, gaggle or murder

What’s the best collective noun for academics?

2 March 2024

9:00 AM

2 March 2024

9:00 AM

I have had lots of different jobs in my career as an economist. The longest lasting was as an academic, a job I fell into because it was the easiest option after I graduated.

Don’t get me wrong here: I largely enjoyed my life at various varsities. Let’s face it, it wasn’t exactly like working down the mine and the content of the work as well as my colleagues made for a satisfying work life even if it wasn’t particularly well paid.

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