November 07, 2005


One of these days I'm going to muster up the energy to write about Gomery or the avian flu or perhaps invent a conspiracy theory about the connection between the two, but in the mean time I must share with you this horrifying example of what happens when you mix statistics with sports journalism:

"Crosby's latest score left him just 689 goals behind Messier, seventh on the NHL's career list." (from

I know, I know ...

Posted by anatole at November 7, 2005 11:02 PM

I'm only 894 behind Gretzky for first place!

Posted by: Alasdair at November 8, 2005 11:43 AM

Nice. :)

Posted by: Anatole at November 8, 2005 03:16 PM