Hurricanes With Female Names Kill More People

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•22 Jun 4, 2014

According to new research, hurricanes given female names tend to be more deadly than ones with male names because people subconsciously assume the former will be less destructive and take fewer safety precautions as a result. What do you think?

  • “Dammit. Aren’t any of my subconscious gender biases ever helpful?”

    Mark Ghastin –
    Lender Relations Analyst

  • “Isn’t that just like a woman to sucker you with a pretty name and then flood your city with 7 billion gallons of seawater.”

    Daniel Platco –
    Tasting Room Manager

  • “Eh, we love ’em anyway.”

    Aiden Lee –
    Marble Setter