Author Topic: Why are hurricanes given girl names?  (Read 1725 times)

Re: Why are hurricanes given girl names?
« Reply #30 on: September 24, 2017, 10:49:31 AM »
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Looks like there have been a few named Mary, though.
And "Maria". I heard of at least one of those.
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Offline Sorginak

Re: Why are hurricanes given girl names?
« Reply #31 on: September 24, 2017, 10:51:25 AM »
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And "Maria". I heard of at least one of those.

Yeah, this one:

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Re: Why are hurricanes given girl names?
« Reply #32 on: September 24, 2017, 11:06:02 AM »
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We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
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Re: Why are hurricanes given girl names?
« Reply #33 on: September 24, 2017, 01:32:43 PM »
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I wonder if there was ever a hurricane named Jesus?

That would be pronounced Hey-soos ... and would be triggering to Hispanics ;-)
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Re: Why are hurricanes given girl names?
« Reply #34 on: September 28, 2017, 02:08:28 AM »
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I wonder if there was ever a hurricane named Jesus?

About as likely as ones named Mohamed or Buddha...
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