How hard do you think the masterminds behind the weather channel are laughing at the success of their plot to troll the nation with winter storm names? 

I mean naming storms Nemo, Orko and Plato? Nemo sounds like a small friendly orange fish, Orko just sounds stupid or possibly like another fish, the killer whale. And Plato? Does that imply that winter storm Plato will be the ideal winter storm? The perfect storm?

But back to Nemo, the fact that it means “No Man” means that it’s basically the name Ulysses gave to the Cyclops. The original “Finding Nemo” was about Polyphemus. 

Thanks to the NYT for facts and inspiration.

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