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Old 10 December 2014, 19:17   #11
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Weather bomb?

What the hell is this all about? Is it another Americanised term used to sensationalise a winter low pressure system?
I was told today that it was the Norwegians who invented it in the middle of last century. Presumably the press jumped on it though because its good headlines.
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Old 10 December 2014, 20:23   #12
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but as said before "hurricane Bawbag" is better name !


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I was told today that it was the Norwegians who invented it in the middle of last century. Presumably the press jumped on it though because its good headlines.
Something lost...or possibly found in Translation?
Still you'd have to be pretty "Bomb proof" on St Kida yesterday!
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I was told today that it was the Norwegians who invented it in the middle of last century. Presumably the press jumped on it though because its good headlines.
Very good headlines - doubly so because the Beeb also got to run material explaining what it meant. I guess we should be grateful that they've stopped reporting "perfect storms". Journos - wasters, lazy and startlingly ignorant - either half drunk or coming down off last nights high... grrrr!
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Will I get from Lymington to Yarmouth tomorrow in this Bomb, Perfect Storm and Hooraycane Bawbag or am I chancing me arm?
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Dunno but it will be good fun trying!!
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