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Mike Anderson

The closest I can come is the logicians' standard fallacy,

(p->q) & q -> p

the aptly named MODUS MORON.

John S.

Isn't this "post hoc, ergo propter hoc"?

Latin_Dork

Or "cum hoc, ergo propter hoc."

(The author's false cause is more associative than event driven.)

But Modus Moron has a nice ring to it.

Johnny O

In other news: increasing sales of ice cream cause temperatures to rise.

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