antedating "three kinds of falsehood...statistics" June 8, 1891

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sun Jan 25 03:39:58 UTC 2009

I haven't read every pertinent message; please pardon me if this is
redundant or irrelevant.

Here is a likely predecessor, a seemingly popular essay entitled "Lies
of Statistics" (1870):

(essay begins on p. 56).

-- Doug Wilson

The American Dialect Society -

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