# What distribution pluffy to buy for an aspiring econometrician? [closed]

My girlfriend is an Actuarial Analyst at a large insurance company in the Netherlands and because we'll soon have our two year anniversary, I thought of gifts for her.

On Proof: Math is beautiful I discovered these Distribution pluffies.

So here's my question: What distribution is of the most relevance in the field of an econometrician?

The available pluffies are:

• Standard Normal Distribution
• t Distribution
• Chi-Square Distribution
• Log Normal Distribution
• Continuous Uniform Distribution
• Weibull Distribution
• Cauchy Distribution
• Poisson Distribution
• Gumbel Distribution
• Erlang Distribution

Any help much appreciated.

EDIT: Thanks a lot for all the suggestions despite this being just off-topic! I'll get her the t Distribution pluffy.

## closed as off topic by whuber♦May 6 '13 at 21:42

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• Buy her a vacuum; chicks love gifts like that. – Joshua Ulrich May 4 '11 at 19:19
• Sounds silly, but how about choosing on the basis of colour? (Otherwise, I would probably second the Cauchy choice -- although a positive distribution with infinite mean might be better if you want to indicate something about the depth of your affection ...) – Ben Bolker May 4 '11 at 19:27

You gotta get her one with some Kurtosis. Maybe the t-distribution. And be sure and write a loving note along the lines of, "Baby, when I think of fat tails, I think of you. Your kurtosis makes you non-normal."

My wife digs it when I get sappy like that. I have the scars to prove it.

• So, when is the divorce final? – bill_080 May 4 '11 at 23:58
• No such thing as too many tail puns. – Matt Parker May 5 '11 at 1:36
• Liked the suggestion about the note. Thanks for your help. – Philipp May 5 '11 at 8:26