the otherwhirled

where nothing is real, and nothing else is sacred.

Death by Dental Hygienist?

flossie_tmo_2007223.jpg Okay, I appreciate that it’s a tough job tracking major storms across the entire planet. But…”Flossie”? They’re having to resort to names that haven’t hardly been used for generations, with the exception of cartoon characters for the Dental industry? Or maybe after 32-year-old movies? No, wait, maybe somebody at the Central Pacific Hurricane Center decided to commemorate this maniacal knitter. I kid, of course. She seems like an awfully nice person to have had a destructive force of nature named after her. Perhaps someone at the CPHC has an overwhelming aversion to yarn.

Personally, if I lived in Hawaii, and my family got wiped out by “Hurricane Flossie”, I’d be making up a story about how the Volcano God came and took them away. Of course, if the kids keep blowing off their chores, I may have to do that anyway….

Advertisements

2007.08.14 - Posted by | humor, snark

1 Comment »

  1. I love the name Flossie. More hurricanes should be named after cows. Or puppies. Think of it: Hurricane Puddles is bearing down on New Orleans. Oddly appropriate, I would say.

    HJ

    Comment by Bing McGhandi | 2007.08.14 | Reply


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: