xkcd geekdom for your slow Monday afternoon. Can you imagine being with someone who doesn’t label axes? Outrageous. [xkcd]
Of course, now I’m stuck with the mental image of hatchets, splitting wedges, and axes all neatly labeled with a little dymo style tag.
Serves her right, huh? Maybe she is so smart and did it on purpose to ensure that if the data didn’t achieve the objective, the formatting does!?
BTW, no axis labels is a sin I equate with another (more often seen) sin–blank subject email.
Way to spoil the punchline. :-(
My sincerest apologies, Mr. King.
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