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outlier

owt lahy er

  • n  a person who lives away from his place of work
  • n  an extreme deviation from the mean

  • In some ways, Gladwell himself is, if not an outlier, then at least an outsider.
  • Rasmussen's polls are typically spot-on in the end, but he's been a consistent outlier on the approval rating issue.
  • In West Virginia's primary, one out of every four Hillary Clinton voters actually admitted to pollsters that race was a factor in their vote; that may be an Appalachian outlier, but .
News & Articles

  • Denny's Controversial Tweet Goofs on the NSA Scandal
    Most brands have avoided commenting on the NSA's surveillance of phone calls and web activity , but Denny's has proven to be a surprising outlier The restaurant chain offered the following tweet on Tuesday, making light of the issue: Denny's knows what you're craving before they do twitpic.com/cwjkg6 — Denny's (@DennysDiner) June 10, 2013 The brand, a prolific tweeter, didn't repeat the gag on ...
    June 13, 2013 - Mashable
  • 55% of New Yorkers Can’t Name a Single Mayoral Candidate
    So there's this thing. It's called a mayoral's race. Heard of it? Any idea who's running? If you can name a single candidate, you're an outlier—55 percent of the New Yorkers we asked couldn't. That's one of the take-home messages from our Race to Gracie Mansion 2013 street polling project: very low awareness of the upcoming election. Only one candidate approaches broad name recognition, and it's ...
    June 12, 2013 - The New York Observer
  • How to Use Simple Math to Get Better Insight – Part II by @PingFromBing
    In the Part I of this series, I highlighted how you can assess the value of your campaigns average KPIs and how to identify outliers for better campaign insights. Today, in Part II, I will continue showing you how to improve the value of your campaign with some simple math tips. We will continue to use the example [...] Author information Ping Jen Ping Jen is a Product Manager in the Microsoft ...
    June 12, 2013 - Search Engine Journal
Quotes

  • Larry Lucchino in MLB.com
    I think that it depends where the levels are set,said Lucchino. "I think there are 29 teams that exist within a certain band, and there has been, in the last several years, one outlier that has been much higher. The outliers both at the...
  • Malcolm Gladwell in PR-USA.net (press release)
    The term 'outlier' refers to any individual or phenomenon that 'lies outside of an ordinary experience,' and a specialty such as prosthodontics clearly fits into that category,Gladwell explained. "We don't need that kind of help in...
  • Julia Gillard in Sydney Morning Herald
    I understand that, but at some point I think anybody's got to push back a little bit and say we're certainly not an outlier (in spending) as far as states go, and I think you have to take it a step further and tell me where you think it's too... Phil Bredesen http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Bredesen&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFxuibYLDS2QdcMqaMOIPl6Bh5HgA The Tennessean http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.tennessean.com/article/20090126/NEWS0201/901260349/1017/NEWS03&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGvp9K6DE38PMzHeC0e7FlYkYJKTA Jan 26, 2009 70635 94872 outline I did outline a vision and the vision was for a regional processing centre, and that is important because it completely undercuts the people-smuggling market because they no longer have a product to sell," Ms Gillard said. "I'm not going to...

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