Thursday, September 06, 2007

Ugly parents have male children

Originally posted at Right Truth

Very attractive individuals are 26 per cent less likely to have a son, according to research by Dr Satoshi Kanazawa of LSE's Interdisciplinary Institute of Management. Kanazawa found that 56 percent of the most beautiful people in the survey had a daughter first compared with only 48 percent of the merely attractive, average, homely, and downright ugly people combined. The Biology of Sex Ratios.

My question is, "Who decided the definition of beautiful?" Isn't beauty in the eye of the beholder? A person I think is handsome or beautiful, might not be your cup of tea at all. Who is beautiful and who is ugly?

A Google search for "handsome", "ugly", and "beautiful", netted the following results:




But what about the rest of us? Just asking the question.




  1. If that first statement is true I don't have much hope -- I've had three sons in a row. No girls. Thanks a lot, Deb.

    PS: Are you one of those two good-looking women in the photos?

    It's kind of nice to have a laugh for a change.

  2. Hey it may be baloney, but it works for me and my family.:-)

  3. I'm the last one, right before hubby with the do-rag, ha.