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Darrell Huff Quotes: It is dangerous to mention any subject having high emotional content without hastily saying where you are for or agin it.
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Darrell Huff Quote: The secret language of statistics, so appealing in a fact-minded culture, is employed to sensationalize, inflate, confuse, and oversimplify. Statistical terms and statistical methods are necessary in reporting the mass data of social and economic trends, business conditions, 'opinion' polls, the census. But without writers who use the words with honesty and understanding and readers who know what they mean, the result can only be semantic nonsense.
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