S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

Why you should edit your statistics carefully

"In 1990 women around the world gave birth to 3.3 children on average, the report says." (from the BBC)

That's not humanly possible... unless quadruplets are far more common than I thought...

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