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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Hope nobody gets hurt

    FRC
    Get hurt from my big big hug? Noooooooooo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    You're welcome. :D

    We've a typhoon tonight!
    I hope it maitains a polite distance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I'm sorry to hear that. THAT was supposed to hit us. But somehow he changed his mind?! Is THAT a he or she this time?

    Take care, Cas. < A bIG BIG hug>
    Thank you. :D :D The winds took the typhoon in another direction--so we were safe--but there was a lot of rain!

    In North America, typhoons, which some people refer to as hurricanes, are named after females and males, but that wasn't always the case. They used to be named after females only, but the sexual revolution came along and male names were added for the sake of equality.

    In Japan, typhoons are numbers. Last night's typhoon was labelled 21.

    All the best, :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Hope nobody gets hurt

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    All was and all were well.

    Thank you. :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    You're welcome. :D

    We've a typhoon tonight!
    I hope it maitains a polite distance.
    Thank you. I need to hear that. :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    In Japan, typhoons are numbers. Last night's typhoon was labelled 21.

    They are numbers?! Okay, but then was that the 21st typhoon so far this year? That was way to many. How does your Weather Bureau give each typhoon its number? If the typhoon hits Japan, then he has a cool number. Is that so?


    One Englsih question:
    Last night's typhoon ==> Yesterday evening's typhoon.
    Last night's moon
    Last night's weather

    Are they correct to say and write?

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    A cool number? That would be if they called them things like 007.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    One English question:
    Last night's typhoon ==> Yesterday evening's typhoon.
    Last night's moon
    Last night's weather

    Are they correct to say and write?
    Maybe it's Casiopea-speak.

    It's a variation on structure, or rather the lack of structure:

    The typhoon (we had) last night.
    The typhoon last night
    Last night's typhoon

    Same holds true for these:
    The moon (we had) last night.
    The weather ( we had) last night.

    Psst. I don't know how or even why the section of the weather bureau that oversees typhoons numbers them. Sorry.

    All the best, :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I'm sorry to hear that. THAT was supposed to hit us. But somehow he changed his mind?! Is THAT a he or she this time?

    Take care, Cas. < A bIG BIG hug>
    Thank you. :D :D The winds took the typhoon in another direction--so we were safe--but there was a lot of rain!

    In North America, typhoons, which some people refer to as hurricanes, are named after females and males, but that wasn't always the case. They used to be named after females only, but the sexual revolution came along and male names were added for the sake of equality.

    In Japan, typhoons are numbers. Last night's typhoon was labelled 21.

    All the best, :D
    Since the females take power there are more 'her' typhons . I hope this one has moved in other way you.

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