STATISTICS: Lobster? Deuteronomy?

Last month, while Dr. Gallup was on vacation, his staff at Princeton, N.J. drew up an odd lot of questions designed to give some kind of picture of Homo americanus. Some results:

¶ Out of 102 million U.S. adults, approximately half have visited Chicago and New York City. About 5.5 million men have been to London, 6.5 million to Paris—a large percentage of them by courtesy of the U.S. armed forces.

¶ Ten million women and 7.5 million men have read the Bible all the way through.

¶ Eleven million men and 10 million...

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