Why use different names for hurricanes around the world?

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Why use different names for hurricanes around the world?

Postby Ninjaguy » Mon Sep 28, 2009 3:56 pm

Why is it that there we use the name hurricanes, someone else typhoon, and some place else something different? Wouldn't it be easier to just call them all hurricanes?
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Re: Why use different names for hurricanes around the world?

Postby Mr. B » Tue Sep 29, 2009 3:42 pm

ninjaguy89 wrote:Why is it that there we use the name hurricanes, someone else typhoon, and some place else something different? Wouldn't it be easier to just call them all hurricanes?


I suppose that you are serious? Different culture different names. "Hurricane" came from the some of the original settlers of the Carribbean. :idea: It wouldn't seem reasonable to think that name would be used in Japan. Right?


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