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  • Empty Cells in Contingency Tables is a poem that can be used to teach the difference between random zeros and structural zeros in contingency tables. The poem was written by Maarten Manhoff (1972- ), the pen name for Ernst Wit of Lancaster University in the United Kingdom

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  • Outliers is a triangular shaped poem written in 2008 by Jacqueline Shaffer (1980 - ) of California State University, East Bay. The poem focuses on the issue that outliers should not be removed from a data set without a reason.

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  • The Normal Law is a poem whose words form the shape of the normal density. It was written by Australian-American chemist and statistician William John ("Jack") Youden (1900 - 1971). The poem was published in "The American Statistician" page 11 in v. 4 number 2 (1950).

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  • A joke about the need for students to explain how they arrived at the answers they provide on exams.

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  • This Haiku was written by Dr. Nyaradzo Mvududu of the Seattle Pacific University School of Education. The poem took first place in the 2007 A-Mu-sing competition.

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  • Statistic Acrostic is a poem by statistics educator Lawrence Mark Lesser and biostatistician Dennis K. Pearl that covers several statistical concepts using only 26 words (one starting with each letter of the alphabet).

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  • A song describing how sample means will follow the normal curve regardless of how skewed the population histogram is, provided n is very large.

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  • I am addicted to placebos. I could quit, but it wouldn't matter. A quote of American stand-up comedian, painter, author, and actor Steven Wright (1955 - ).

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  • Song celebrates Bayesian inference, includes verbal form of Bayes theorem. May be sung to the tune of "Who (Stole My Heart Away)?" (Jerome Kern)
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  • A joke about the over-use of playing card examples in teaching probability.

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