WTF Fun Fact – Don’t Say Tornado

Between 1887 and 1950, American weather forecasters were forbidden by the Weather Bureau from using the word “tornado” and instead had to use euphemisms like “severe local storm.”  – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Up Until 1940s, American weathermen were forbidden to use the word “tornado” in the weather forecast. (thevintagenews.com)

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