Re: [R] Chi-Square Test Disagreement

From: Andrew Choens <>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 18:50:34 +0000

> Next time the launch of an incoming nuclear strike is detected,
> set them to work as follows (following Karl Pearson's historical
> precedent):
> "Anti-aircraft guns all day long": Computing for the
> Ministry of Munitions
> JUNE BARROW GREEN (Open University)
> From January 1917 until March 1918 Pearson and his
> staff of mathematicians and human computers at the
> Drapers Biometric Laboratory worked tirelessly on
> the computing of ballistic charts, high-angle range
> tables and fuze-scales for AV Hill of the Anti-Aircraft
> Experimental Section. Things did not always go smoothly
> -- Pearson did not take kindly to the calculations of
> his staff being questioned -- and Hill sometimes had
> to work hard to keep the peace.
> If you have enough of them (and Pearson undoubtedly did, so you
> can quote that in your requisition request), then you might just
> get the answer in time!
> [ The above excerpted from ]
> Good luck!
> Ted.

That is absolutely classic.

Insert something humorous here.  :-)

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