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2015 Hurrican't Season

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nacho:
They've stopped trying to scare us and have just come right out with the prediction that nothing will happen this season. Here are the names!

Ana
Bill
Claudette
Danny
Erika
Fred
Grace
Henri
Ida
Joaquin
Kate
Larry
Mindy
Nicholas
Odette
Peter
Rose
Sam
Teresa
Victor
Wanda

monkey!:
A hurricane named Wanda.

Reginald McGraw:
If Joaquin amounts to anything, at least 50% of the US population will have an "Oh that's how you spell Wakeen!" moment.

48% have never heard of that name before and will not notice if there is a hurricane named that.

2% other.

nacho:

--- Quote from: Reginald McGraw on May 07, 2015, 04:48:29 PM ---If Joaquin amounts to anything, at least 50% of the US population will have an "Oh that's how you spell Wakeen!" moment.

48% have never heard of that name before and will not notice if there is a hurricane named that.

2% other.

--- End quote ---

But...Khan's right hand man in Space Seed had that name! (He's the horribly wooden actor who slaps Uhura around.)  And the same in Star Trek 2, with a different spelling!

Reginald McGraw:

--- Quote from: nacho on May 07, 2015, 05:09:37 PM ---
--- Quote from: Reginald McGraw on May 07, 2015, 04:48:29 PM ---If Joaquin amounts to anything, at least 50% of the US population will have an "Oh that's how you spell Wakeen!" moment.

48% have never heard of that name before and will not notice if there is a hurricane named that.

2% other.

--- End quote ---

But...Khan's right hand man in Space Seed had that name! (He's the horribly wooden actor who slaps Uhura around.)  And the same in Star Trek 2, with a different spelling!

--- End quote ---

Right. .0002% have a memory that includes that.

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