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THE TOP TEN REASONS TO BECOME A STATISTICIAN

  1. Deviation is considered normal.

  2. We feel complete and sufficient.

  3. We are "mean" lovers.

  4. Statisticians do it discretely and continuously.

  5. We are right 95% of the time.

  6. We can legally comment on someone's posterior distribution.

  7. We may not be normal but we are transformable.

  8. We never have to say we are certain.

  9. We are honestly significantly different.

  10. No one wants our jobs.

 

PROOF THAT ALL ODD NUMBERS ARE PRIME

Mathmatician -- 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, the rest follows by induction.
Statistician -- 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is expermental error so throw it out, 11 is prime, 13 is prime, the rest follows by induction.
Computer Scientist -- 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is prime, ....

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