We receive quite a bit of mail here at NotGraphs’ headquarters, much of it inappropriate either in a sexual way or spiritual way or other type of way.
That said, we occasionally receive correspondence of some merit, too. Below are three recent examples of same, with responses of varying quality.
(Note: got a pressing question or incisive comment for NotGraphs? Feel free to fire it through the internet to firstname.lastname@example.org!)
Now, on to the letters:
Is it true that, like a fractal or most things found in nature, all the posts at NotGraphs are composed according to the ratio of numbers in the Fibonacci sequence?
— Steven in Toronto
Very observant! And, in fact, you’re correct — for everyone except Dayn Perry, that is. Perry, having been born in Mississippi (i.e. a state in which it was actually illegal to be Italian until 1989) is starkly opposed to all things Italian. Italian food, Italian integer sequences, even italicized words: Perry firmly rejects all of it.
Where is Joe West right this second?
— Tony in Worcester
Look behind you, Tony!
You’re doing our work. Keep it up!
— All the gods of all the religions