Seasonal units of measurements
Stuff says (complete with cute photo)
The birth of a rare Nepalese red panda baby, weighing not much more than a tomato, has thrilled Auckland Zoo keepers.
Especially given all the fuss last year about New Zealanders’ ignorance of vegetables, perhaps “weighing a bit less than an iPhone” would be more informative.
Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. See all posts by Thomas Lumley »