"The plural of 'anecdote' is not 'data.'"
(Made me laugh.)
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Featured Comment by Eric: "One good anecdote is worth a thousand poor experiments, though."
Featured Comment by Ben Syverson: "Check out this extensive blog post about that quote!"
Mike replies: That blog post also speaks volumes about the problems of attribution in general—attribution being something that most editors spend a lot of time on. Consider that when I post a photograph here on TOP, just to find out who it really should be credited to can occasionally be a half hour's worth of research.
MM: "As the famous inventor Thomas Edison said, 'The problem with quotes on the Internet is that you can't track down who actually said them.'"
Mike: I thought Albert Einstein said that.