11 June 2013

Octomom Nadya Suleman and the journo's arithmetic

One of the more wondrous sentences produced by the media lately:

Suleman was dubbed Octomom because she has 14 children.
Anyway, the whole article is about numbers. Probably too many for the author.


SnoopyTheGoon said...

Journalists take their job on the understanding that there will no math required. It makes things like covering the economy or global warming that much easier to do.

SnoopyTheGoon said...

I guess you are right at that, although I am familiar with a few that differ from that rule.