Edited by board administrator October 24, 2013, 9:57 am
Interesting observation there David. I wonder if other languages like German |
or French also use the English pronunciation?
Google translate of Raymond is Raymond in every language I checked.
"Member nations of the World Meteorological Organization have since revised the list
to include names common to English, Spanish, and French-speaking peoples".
"The current system of alternating male and female English, French, and Spanish names
began in 1979".
In searching for the answer I found this article on naming storms, initials
History of the word hurricane
Pronouncing those hurricane names
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