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Our panelists predict the new system for identifying hurricanes.

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Now, panel, what will be the new system for identifying hurricanes? Jessi Klein.

JESSI KLEIN: I think hurricanes will be named after STDs so that if you hear that hurricane herpes is coming, you know it's going to be a really embarrassing hurricane.


SAGAL: Mo Rocca.

MO ROCCA: Each hurricane will be named after something that makes you think it will pass through quickly - hurricane coffee, hurricane prune juice, hurricane Jack-in-the-Box, hurricane fiber and hurricane Visine in your beer after you ticked-off your bartender.


SAGAL: And Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: Each hurricane will be named after the effect it has on Anderson Cooper while he reports from the middle of it.


GROSZ: So you'll have things like hurricane windblown but hair intact, hurricane soaked, freezing and still handsome and hurricane my, God, does anything ruffle this guy.


BILL KURTIS, BYLINE: And if any of those things happen, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT ...DON'T TELL ME.

SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks also to Jessi Kline, Peter Grosz, Mo Rocca. Thanks to Chris Bannon at WNYC New York, Janine Baka and Alice Bernstein at BAM. Thanks to our fabulous audience and sophisticated hipsters in Brooklyn, New York. And thanks to all of you for listening. I'm Peter Sagal. We'll see you next week.


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