Sunday, June 15, 2014

Mull & Cull #18 - Be sane. Don't judge a hurricane by its name.

"What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet" 
        ~  William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"
We should apply Shakespeare's line to hurricanes as well.  NPR's Morning Edition had an interesting story about how people respond differently to hurricanes with more feminine names.  There are actually few stories posted on their website.  Here are a few links.

What Is The Psychological Effect Of Naming Storms?
Do Female-Named Hurricanes Need To Lean In?

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