"Evan Esar" (1899–1995) was an United States/American humorist who wrote "Esar's Comic Dictionary" in 1943, "Humorous English" in 1961, and "20,000 Quips and Quotes" in 1968. He is known for quotes like "Statistics: The only science that enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions." He also wrote The Legend of Joe Miller, which was privately printed for members of the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco by the Grabhorn Press in 1957.

His quotes are commonly found in Crossword puzzles.[http://archive.mailtribune.com/archive/2007/0321/local/stories/sya_esser.htm]

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