Misplaced bets 2

March 19, 2004

Using Unwin's original approach to statistics, I've calculated leprechauns at 20/1, the tooth fairy at 7/1, and a whopping 6/4 on for Father Christmas. Of course, a lot depends on what you accept as evidence in the first place. But then that's what distinguishes science from superstition.

Jim Coleman
Hampshire

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