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'Having conducted a comprehensive analysis of dozens of subsets of data from a wide range of sources we've confirmed that the likely answer is 36...now we just need to identify the question.'
'But if we didn't measure things we wouldn't know how good we were at measuring the things that we're measuring.'
"All I seem to have brought with me is a headful of baseball statistics."
'It's your other 0.5.'
'Studies show that most boys my age don't like to read. Who am I to tamper with statistics?'
'My diabetic research shows that test subjects are 98% more likely to take their diabetic pills if the pills are covered in chocolate.'
'Which way up would you like it?'
'Does that mean 1 in 5 people actually enjoy it. . .?'
After biologists draw blood samples and record vital statistics, the rugby player is tagged and released.
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'Our sabermetrics guy has confirmed that last year's team that went 60-102 was bad.'
Hour of rising vs worm acquisition.
Tags:early birds catches the worm, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, saying, sayings, early riser, early risers, get up early, getting up early, worm, worms, grub, grubs, supply curve, demand curve, statistic, curve, curves, economics, chart, charts, correlation, correlations, causation, correlate, correlates, profit, profits, statistician, statisticians, stats
'But then again...we could be wrong.'
"I can give you a 93.4% assurance that there is less than a 65.6% possibility that this excercise will simply generate 34.8% more meaningless statistics."
'I love being married to a statistician. I can make him say whatever I want.'
"We managed to outsource our strategic development team to a company in Beijing that will say 'yes sir no sir' for 25% less."
'The mean age of our visitor is 50. It seems like when they turn 50 they get mean.'
"Tonight we're going to let the statistics speak for themselves."
'Research shows that while the number of surfers is somewhat constant over the year, there is a sudden increase in casual bathers over Summer...'
"This is where things started getting really weird."
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"Buzz bats left, throws right, and supports limited military involvement in Bosnia."
Tags:leisure, sports, government, media, bosnia, fact, facts, fun fact, fun facts, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, factoid, factoids, stat, stats, useless stat, useless stats, statistic, statistics, useless statistic, political opinion, political opinions, military intervention, interventionist, interventionists, mankoff
When statisticians argue.
Pie chart - What were we studying, again?
'If at first you don't get the survey results you want on your first survey, get mad and tear it up.'