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Why do we name inanimate objects? - Geek Girl Chicago


Aug 4, 2014 ... I've been thinking about that for a few days now- not Mass Effect, but naming inanimate objects. I always name things. I never liked baby dolls, ...

Why Do We Anthropomorphize? | Psych Central News


Mar 1, 2010 ... Giving human characteristics to animals, inanimate objects or ... that, according to the World Meteorological Organization, “the naming of ...

What inanimate objects have you named? : AskReddit


Jan 16, 2013 ... Sometimes people name their cars and diaries and other inanimate objects. ... I have a serious problem with naming inanimate objects:.

Naming inanimate objects after women? | Yahoo Answers


Sep 27, 2007 ... I have quite a few computers and all of them have the names of Greek ... that giving inanimate objects female names might be deemed sexist.

Is there a psychological explanation for why humans name things ...


This is just a shot in the dark, but I'd assume it's because in naming things we obtain a certain ... Sometimes inanimate objects are given names humorously.

Naming Inanimate Objects - Knowledge and Culture - English - The ...


Lots of people give human names not just to their pets, but to the objects they own. For instance, a friend of mine has one of those full body ...

Anthropomorphizing inanimate objects : Asperger's Syndrome Forum ...


For as long as I can remember, I have ascribed human-like feelings to inanimate objects. I know they don't have feelings, but it always makes ...

What gender do you assign inanimate objects? — nerdfighteria


After reading through the 'Stuffed Animal Names' thread, I realized that every inanimate object that I've named (stuffed animals, musical ...

The psychological malady that launched a thousand stories - io9


Feb 10, 2011 ... ... and inanimate objects have relationships as readily as humans do. ... One of the most dramatic names for this behavior is the pathetic fallacy, ...

Do you name your inanimate objects or appliances? | San Francisco ...


Jul 18, 2008 ... Every inanimate object in my house has a name. It's an illness ... When I was growing up, my mom had names for her van and my sister's car.

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On Naming Inanimate Objects - Planting Our Pennies


My first car was named Sunny. She was a taxi-cab yellow Mercedes Benz from the early seventies that was more than 30 years old when I bought her in college.

SparkLife » How to Name Inanimate Objects


When naming your inanimate object, please give it a name that it would appreciate. Purposefully giving it a horrible, stupid, or otherwise ...

Why People Name Their Machines - The Atlantic


Jun 23, 2014 ... This is why we give human names to all sorts of things we can't control .... Similarly, it may seem silly to object to the creation of safe spaces on ...