Blame it on dad

Blame it on dad

Trophy wives may become a little harder to find.

By now you’ve probably seen reports of a new study from Israel showing that men over 40 are six times as likely to father an autistic child as men under 30. A trend toward having kids at an older age could explain the apparent rise in the incidence of autism.

In any case, once word gets out it’s going to make it harder for older men to win out in the battle for younger women.

September 5, 2006

One thought on “Blame it on dad”

  1. I get the joke, but please! Can we call for a moratorium on any more explanations for the apparent rise in diagnoses?

    I prefer the “diagnosis creep”, observer-bias explanations better.



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