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

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Thu Nov 24 10:43:33 GMT 2016


On Thu, 24 Nov 2016 03:57:42 -0600, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:

>Marc Wilson wrote:
>> "Average"? 
>
>Ah, no; my apologies for being unclear. To unpack: the existence of 
>people who have undergone those procedures lowers the mean below one. 
>(Well, I suppose Eccentrica Gallumbits pushes it back up a little....)

Yeah, I got it. :)

It depends on how many significant digits you're using, I guess.  Hence
also my comment about "just under two legs".  
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fundamentalism (n.): fund = give cash to; amentalism = brainlessness


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