prettyarbitrary linked to this important article, which I thought deserved it’s own post.

In a nutshell, an article in a journal argued that hurricanes with female names were more deadly (because sexism made people less afraid of them), only…

they analysed hurricane data from 1950, but hurricanes all had female names at first.

Minor detail, huh?

…Surely they didn’t.

Oh my god.

*retreats to her rage cave*

Hurricanes Named After Women Are More Dangerous? Not So Fast.

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