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Storms with feminine names make people feel less threatened; cause more damage

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When it comes to hurricane names - which sounds scarier? Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?

It turns out that people feel less threatened by storms with feminine names.

Experts say, historically storms with more feminine names tend to cause more damage.

Researchers say the two deadliest storms to make landfall in The U.S. since 1979 were Katrina and Sandy.

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