1. Wade
    September 18, 2015 @ 9:35 am

    love this post, Nina — I read this from Simmonite as well and found it kind of cheeky. gotta love horarists in the 19th century.

    • Nina Gryphon
      September 18, 2015 @ 9:42 am

      I think Simmonite was a proponent of the scattershot approach: Let’s throw a few tangentially-related rules at the chart and see what sticks. And then we take the preponderance of the evidence (55% for yes, 45% for no – we have a yes).