You probably know already what I think about science and maths reporting. (Hint: not much) so here's a headline I have just seen.
Monkey Pox cases jump by 70%
Pretty bad, eh?
Well it's actually 17 cases which is 70% of the previously reported cases or put another way Monkey Pox cases jump by 0.00000026% as a percentage of the population but that's not quite as eye catching a headline.This message has been edited. Last edited by: BobHale,
"No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money." Samuel Johnson.
A pox on those monkeys who write headlines!