Two separate organisations put out two different press releases this morning.

They appeared one after the other in my RSS reader – and it was the coincidental juxtaposition of the two headlines that raised a wry smile.

I am not going to argue which is correct, and I am sure that in their own way, both are correct.

New Year heralds lower fares for many rail passengers

Rail fares to rise by an average of 1.1% in January

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One comment
  1. Terence Eden says:

    There’s an excellent dissection of this on “Though Cowards Flinch” http://thoughcowardsflinch.com/2010/01/02/average-lies/

    Essentially, it all comes down to how you define average!

    Terence

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