Tag Archives: Statistics

Happy Anniversary to Me!

Today is the ninth anniversary of the start of this blog. I began on a whim and it’s grown into so much more. I had grand plans of writing a post, waxing poetic about the joys and heartaches of blogging, … Continue reading

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100% of Statistics Are Just Numbers

Mark Twain popularized the saying: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” But even when statistics are an accurate representation of the truth, they amount to nothing more than numbers. It’s easy to ignore outrageous statistics, … Continue reading

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Not Just a Statistic

The prompt at dVerse Poets Pub today is to write a poem in common meter, but to use some of the tricks that Emily Dickenson used to make common meter a little more interesting. I love an opportunity to sort … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

When I was in college I took Elementary Statistics to fulfill part of my math requirements. Calculus was beyond me because I am much more comfortable with words than numbers, and I heard Elementary Statistics was a pretty easy class. … Continue reading

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