"It was Benjamin Disraeli, supposedly, who first used this truism: 'There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.' At a time of great interest in house prices and the growing field of demographics, it is incumbent on the reader to be aware of this when reading stories in these areas that are substantiated by numbers."
Smolski, Chester, "The Same Numbers Can Add Up to Various Sums" (1988). Smolski Texts. 161.
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