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Wikipedia talk:Manual of Style/Archive (ships as "she") - Wikipedia ...

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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 ...

Why is a ship a she? « Etymology « Glossophilia

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Mar 30, 2013 ... “A ship is called a she because there is always a great deal of bustle ... other vessels and vehicles) often referred to with the feminine pronoun? ... of our existence names of the ultimate symbols of life-giving femininity: Mother ...

pronouns - Referring to objects as "she" - English Language ...

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Sep 17, 2010 ... Hurricanes used to get only female names, too. ... people such as countries, ships, or vehicles, or when referring to certain other machines. This ...

Why are boats considered as females? - FunTrivia Homepage

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Jul 28, 2007 ... 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,...

Why are boats referred to as "she"? - BoatSafe Kids! - BoatSafe.com

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why are boats a "she"? ... Connie asks: I am trying to find out why boats are always referred to as the female gender. ... Whether its proper name is masculine , or whether it is a man o'war, a battleship, or a nuclear submarine, a ship is always ...

Why Are Boats Named After Women? | eHow

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Boats haven't always been named after women. ... However, the tradition of giving a boat a feminine name runs through centuries of sailing, although no one knows for ... Boats and other vehicles typically take female gender and pronouns.

When were boats first called "she" w/female names? - The ...

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You see a lot of historical boats with male names, like "Jesus of ... You 'drive' a car ... A ship is called a "she" because there is always a great deal of bustle ... like John Wayne said............ should never have given em' the vote !

How To Name Your Boat (and Why It Matters) | Esurance Blog

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May 14, 2014 ... The best boat names reveal something unique about the boater. ... If you're stuck, nothing is quite as tasteful or timeless as using a female name for your boat. ... according to some experts, giving human traits to inanimate objects can ... Just as driving a sports car with the vanity plate “SPD DMON” might .....

Boat Naming - River Keepers

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The process of naming boats began thousands of years ... would name their boats after saints looking for their ... cent tradition of giving boats feminine names.

Superstitions and Lore of Boat Names - GetMyBoat

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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 is a ship always named after a woman? | Yahoo Answers

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Dec 18, 2007 ... 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 ...

Why are Boats Called She? (with pictures)

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Countries are also called she, as are cars sometimes, but the latter example is almost certainly ... One plausible theory is that boats are traditionally given female names, typically the .... I have always sailed and always called my vessel " She".

Why are almost all ships considered 'female'? - Quora

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We always call a ship a 'she' and not with out a reason, ... Countries are also called she, as are cars sometimes, but the latter example is ... One plausible theory is that boats are called she because they are traditionally given female names, ...