Thursday, September 9, 2004

A Bad Name for a Hurricane

Really, now. What were those hurricane-namers thinking when they thought of "Ivan"--a name that's usually followed by "The Terrible"?



They should have named it "Itsy," or something like that. Since it apparently feels compelled to live up to its name.



I sure do feel sorry for those Floridy people. And for this couple.



Speaking of hurricane names, did you know that they only used to be given women's names? Hmph. Here's some more interesting data on the naming of hurricanes.

2 comments:

  1. Alas, "Itsy" is not a proper name. Surely there's some name that starts with an "i" that means small?

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  2. I knew a girl in college named Itsy, but I don't think that was her real name. :)

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