Top Ten Reasons to Be a Statistician

  1. Estimating parameters is easier than dealing with real life.
  2. Statisticians are significant
  3. I always wanted to learn the entire Greek alphabet.
  4. The probability a statistician major will get a job is > .9999.
  5. If I flunk out I can always transfer to Engineering.
  6. We do it with confidence, frequency, and variability.
  7. You never have to be right - only close.
  8. We're normal and everyone else is skewed.
  9. The regression line looks better than the unemployment line.
  10. No one knows what we do so we are always right.

Sent by: Joke Labs posted on 24 June 2007