**W**hen checking the Python t distribution random generator, np.random.standard_t(), I came upon this manual page, which actually does not explain how the random generator works but spends instead the whole page to recall Gosset’s *t* test, illustrating its use on an energy intake of 11 women, but ending up misleading the readers by interpreting a .009 one-sided p-value as meaning “the null hypothesis [on the hypothesised mean] has a probability of about 99% of being true”! Actually, Python’s standard deviation estimator x.std() further returns by default a non-standard standard deviation, dividing by n rather than n-1…

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