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Florence Nightingale is credited with developing a form of the pie chart now known as the polar area diagram, though there are earlier uses.
renders the rest of it completely pointless
The expression is 'on good authority'. Cheers.
not the one i used.
That's why I had to correct you. Do keep up.
from being a London Tour Guide. She was also a drug addict.
I used to a really rubbish joke.
'This is ST Thomas' Hospital where Florence Nightingale, the lady of the lamp started her school of nursing, but when she stubbed her toe she was lady with the limp.'
Boo boom. I'm so fucking funny.
should have used:
"'This is ST Thomas' Hospital where Florence Nightingale, the lady of the lamp started her school of nursing, but then became a drug addict. who knew?"
Although she is credited with the first use of a Polar Area Chart: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pie_chart#Polar_area_pie_chart
i dont trust their facts. they blatently all found on wikipedia.
considering Herod Agrippa had invented the bar chart 1900 years earlier!
because he couldn't get Agrippa the numbers.
A bar chart being easier to read than numbers.
as everytime he crosses the white line in DiS football it only takes a little tap on the leg and he's out for the rest of the game.
AM I RITE FOOTBALL DISERS?
and they wouldn't believe me. about an hour later i was looking through a box with old discontinued ten pound notes inside and guess who turned up on the back of one? florence bloody nightingale. spooky stuff.