Re: Economist magazine points to decline of tech writing

Subject: Re: Economist magazine points to decline of tech writing
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 02 Jan 2015 17:22:08 -0600

"Oh, people can come up with statistics to prove anything, Kent. 14% of people know that." -- Homer Simpson

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On 1/2/2015 4:39 PM, William Sherman wrote:

I believe this was a line in a movie. The joke of course is whether this 74.34% figure is also made up, making it just nonsense.



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According to a recent study approximately 74.34% of statistical figures quoted in reports are simply made up.


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References:
RE: Economist magazine points to decline of tech writing: From: Kaylin Boehme
Re: Economist magazine points to decline of tech writing: From: Peter Neilson
Re: Economist magazine points to decline of tech writing: From: William Sherman

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