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Why don't statisticians like to model new clothes? Lack of fit.
What did the Box Plot say to the outlier?Don't you dare get close to my whisker?
What did one regression coefficient say to the other regression coefficient?
I'm partial to you.
Why did Yogi Bear become a statistician?
Because he discovered that truth could be inferred on the basis of bare facts.
Why did the statistician do such a horrid job of laying tile on his bathroom floor?
He incorrectly partitioned some of the squares.
Who is the most famous Statistician?
George Washington. He claimed he never told a lie and got away with it.
How do you tell one bathroom full of statisticians from another?
Check the p-value.
Why is it that the more accuracy you demand from an interpolation function, the more expensive it becomes to compute?
That's the Law of Spline Demand.
What does a statistician use to measure the weight of trees?
The log scale.
What do you call a statistician on drugs?
A high flyer.
How many statisticians does it take to change a light bulb?
1 to 3, alpha = .05
What happens to the statistician who was thrown in jail?
He now has zero degrees of freedom.
Why must statisticians stay away from children's toys?
Because they regress so easily.
What chart is appropriate is at a baker's convention?
A pie chart
What chart should not be shown at an Alcoholics’ Anonymous meeting?
A bar chart.
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