Monday, July 27, 2009

Completion Obfuscation

I heard, on Radio 4, this morning that the Olympic site is "about 37%" complete ... not over a third, not getting on for 40%, but "about 37%." I was surprised not to hear that to two decimai places. And the good news is that the contingency budget still has 67% of its funds left, not about two thirds, nor have we spent only a third ... precision where precision isn't available is always dangerous.

1 comment:

  1. ApocUK8:42 pm

    Alan. Some programmes get all the luck eh?