Letter: Arizona dust storms made with 'whoop of Indian's dance'
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2011
"Excuse me, Mr. Weatherman!
Who gave you the right to use the word "haboob" in describing our recent dust storm?
While you may think there are similarities, don't forget that in these parts our dust is mixed with the whoop of the Indian's dance, the progression of the cattle herd and warning of the rattlesnake as it lifts its head to strike."
Get the Story:
Westerners don't call it a 'haboob'
(The Arizona Republic 7/12)
‘Haboobs’ Stir Critics in Arizona
(The New York Times 7/22)
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