Posted by: secretperson | September 8, 2008

Quote of the Week

I don’t do enough quote posts to jutify quote of the day, and I really like this one so it’s going to be Quote of the Week.

It comes from a BBC blog article explaining, once again, how we have loads of room for the lovely immigrants, because the highlands don’t resemble inner London yet, and crops appear magically from far away. As you can tell I am not impressed by the blog, and neither was commenter Burnt Wombat who said:

Using stats like a drunk uses a lampost, for support rather than illumination.

One I shall have to remember if anyone else abuses stats, that damned lies quote is getting a bit old!



  1. It comes from one Andrew Lang , a Scots writer 1844-1912

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