"A wise old Englishman once said, 'The governments are keen on gathering statistics; they collect them, add them and raise them to the nth power, but you must never forget that in the first instance they are given by the village watchman who just puts down what he damn well pleases.'"
Smolski, Chester, "Who are Nation's Poor? Census Pores Over Stats" (1989). Smolski Texts. 201.
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