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Other non-living objects are personified, countries are usually "he" or "she" (" Fatherland, ... Even when ships stopped being given feminine names they were still ...

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Mar 30, 2013 ... “A ship is called a she because there is always a great deal of bustle ... and other vessels and vehicles) often referred to with the feminine pronoun? ... of such female namesakes, denoting the name of the ship for a largely ...

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Dec 9, 2011 ... While it is not known exactly why ships are named after female figures, there ... A feminine name is always selected with the idea of safety and ...

www.quora.com/Why-are-vehicles-always-referred-to-as-a-she

One theory is that the habit carried over from men's habit of calling ships "she" and naming ... Some men had a very chauvinistic view of the female car in that it was just a pile of metal without him at the wheel (as the ... Does the name of the person affects his/her life? ... At any given situation I feel so good to be with my car.

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Even when ships stopped being given feminine names they were still referred to as 'she', but basically this analogy was due to a captain's love ...

www.getmyboat.com/tips-for-renters/227/superstitions-and-lore-of-boat-names

Some people give names to their cars, their houses, or their instruments, blues ... Another theory is that since boats were traditionally given female names, they ... Interestingly enough, though a boat is always female, its name does not have to ...

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Why are boats considered as females - trivia question /questions answer / answers. ... I am certain I read somewhere that both cars and boats are considered female as ... A ship is called a "she" because there is always a great deal of ... Whether its proper name is masculine, or whether it is a man o'war, ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/3178/referring-to-objects-as-she

Ships used to have (still do?) female names. I'm not ... For example, 'The Church always protects her own', or 'Justice unleashed her judgement'. .... The reason why cars and alike are called "She" is because ships are made from ... Given “a player” as antecedent, when should the pronoun be “he” or “she”?

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Apr 17, 2017 ... We don't name cars...yet we always name boats. And why are boats named ... Why do boats have feminine names? When is the last time ... Historically, ships were given a name for purely logistical regions. People needed to ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1388373/Lloyds-List-sinks-the-tradition-of-calling-ships-she.html

Mar 21, 2002 ... Columnists at the paper will still be free to refer to ships as female. ... It traditionally chooses masculine or geographical names, such as Iron Duke or Lancaster, ... The Royal Navy will continue to call its ships 'she' as we always have done. ... Vehicles following a cave-in of car park in Meridian, Mississippi.