A cartoon that can be used in teaching about summary statistics. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.
Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either. A quote from "Esar's Comic Dictionary" (Harvest House, 1943) by American humorist Evan Esar (pen name for Esar Levine).