Quote: Lang on misuse of statistics
He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts ... for support rather than illumination. A quote attributed to scottish writer Andrew Lang (1844-1912) in Evan Esar's "The Dictionary of Humerous Quotations". Dell Publishing, 1943. The quote also appears in "Statistically Speaking: A dictionary of quotations" compiled by Carl Gaither and Alma Cavazos-Gaither.
|Date Of Record Creation||2006-12-07 13:07:00|
|Date Last Modified||2017-04-24 15:14:22|
|Date Of Record Release||2006-12-07 13:07:00|
|Author Name||Andrew Lang|
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