However, none of the following graphs will make any accusations of misconduct or mental instability whatsoever.

To mark the passing of the King of Pop, I have introduced a new category for the X-axis: “famous dead people”. By this I mean famous people who died a bit too soon.

Recently deceased Michael Jackson won’t be remembered for his musical talents, at least in comparison to Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley.


Surprisingly, the People’s Princess didn’t score highly for pretty or dumb, instead the honours go to Buddy and Michael:

Finally, let’s get even more topical and bring Wimbledon into the frame (I guess that should be ‘court’). Let’s compare Mr Jackson and Andy Murray’s personal characteristics:

You’ll need to click on the image to get vaguely legible X-axis labels:

So what do we get (on 26 June 2009)? MJ is polite but not courageous and Murray is confident but not very reliable.

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