Quote of the decade
You really need to be careful of believing twaddle that happens to coincide with your prejudices.
Mark Liberman (who else?!) in comments here.
[Mark Liberman of Language Log is a confirmed exponent of evidence-based-everything. I've been quoting him as long as I have been teaching statistics, and he's a linguist, for cryin' out loud. A model and an example for the rest of us.]
[cross-posted at Shape of a Drum]