A long way from home

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was produced by the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk based in the Statistical Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. The aim was to help improve the way that uncertainty and risk are discussed in society, and show how probability and statistics can be both useful and entertaining.

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My wife and I were travelling in southern Ecuador with my wife's brother and his wife. In a Panama hat factory the guide told us she had once been to England. Me: "Whereabouts?" Guide: "You won't have heard of it. It's a little village called Brinklow." Me: "Between Rugby and Coventry?" Guide: "Yes." Sister-in law: "I was born there."
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