Stuck in the Middle With You — July 2
Today is an average day, exactly halfway between the beginning and end of the year.
Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, often said he was born in Poland and educated in France — making him German, on average.
Average is something upon which hens lay their eggs. For instance, “My hens lay four eggs a week on average.”
When she told me that I was only average, she was just being mean.
A statistician with his head in the freezer and his feet in the oven will say that, on average, he feels fine.
Three statisticians go hunting. When they see a duck flying overhead, two of them take a shot. The first fires six inches over the duck; the second fires six inches under the duck; and, the third excitedly exclaims, “We got it! We got it!”