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Commentary: TV weather reporters treating tropical cyclones like creatures

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I wish local TV weather reporters would not to use the pronoun "he" in reference to tropical cyclones with male names and "she" in reference to tropical cyclones with female names and wish they would not say tropical cyclones are "thinking" as if they were living creatures. I am sure they would understand that doing so would be embarrassing for their profession, their reputations, and their respective stations since tropical cyclones are not living things and the reason certain tropical cyclones would get names is for identification purposes, not personification.

I wish the folks in charge of these reporters would treat their profession with more respect and allow them to be more serious and professional in their jobs. I'm sure their stations' TV viewers and listeners would want their weather reporters to be more serious and professional too; they may even want all of their reporters to be more serious and professional on their jobs, along with their news presenters. They could still enjoy their jobs without saying silly things or being required to say silly things.

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