Boilerplate journal rejection language?

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In our newest “how can we help you?” thread, a reader asks:

Recently got desk-rejected by Ethics after waiting 4 months. The comment ” I am afraid, however, that it is inappropriate for the journal.” is boilerplate right?

Interesting question. I’m not sure this is boilerplate. I took a look at a couple of desk-rejects that I received from the same journal, and didn’t see this kind of language. Curious to hear what others think!

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