[LMB] Dilbert's creator on science, medicine, and diet -

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Nov 23 19:34:48 GMT 2016

On Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:34:00 -0500, Sylvia McIvers
<sylviamcivers at gmail.com> wrote:

>don't forget the dreaded bmi chart - which was originally created 1. about
>white european males 2. by  statisticians 3.for life insurance predictions
>but 4.is now used by doctors for everyone 5. and by gyms near the scales too

Double Olypic gold-medal Decathlete Daley Thompson comes up as "morbidly
obese" on standard BMI charts.
The volume of a pizza of thickness 'a' and radius 'z' is given by pi*z*z*a

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