RE: Significant digits? Take II

Subject: RE: Significant digits? Take II
From: Roy Jacobsen <rjacobse -at- GreatPlains -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 09:33:47 -0600

According to the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, it was Benjamin Disraeli
and the quote is:

"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics."

-----Original Message-----
From: Kandis Weiner [mailto:kandis -at- toonboom -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2000 9:04 AM
Subject: Re: Significant digits? Take II

According to my stats prof, who had this reference in his latest
stadistics book until the publisher slashed it,

the quote:

There are three kinds of lies:

> > "Lies, damn lies, and statistics?"

is attributable to Benjamin Disraeli.

(Picked this up mid-thread so I have no idea what this was in relation

Kandis Weiner
kandis -at- toonboom -dot- com

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