The Lake Woebegone Distribution

Sometimes you hear jokes about the Lake Woebegone effect in education, where there honestly does seem to be the belief that all the children can be above average. Given the math, this is not possible. But, it is possible for most individuals to be above or below the average of their group. For example, most professional baseball players are below average (for pro baseball players at least).

h/t The Fourth Checkraise