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Dixie Lee Ray

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Beware of averages. The average person has one breast and one testicle.
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October 1991, quoted in the Tri-City Herald, published in Kennewick, Washington.
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Former Gov. Dixy Lee Ray, speaking at a Forward Washington conference in Pasco, warned her audience against misuse of statistics. The Tri-City Herald quoted the always quotable Ray as saying: 'Beware of averages. The average person has one breast and one testicle.' Jean Godden, "How Many Lawyers Do You Need To Fry Spam?", October 9, 1991, Seattle Times. Accessed 29 August 2012.

 
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