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She is a feminine third-person, singular personal pronoun (subjective case) in Modern English. ... Also of natural objects considered to be feminine, as the moon, or the planets that are named after...

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

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According to Yarns of the Sea, Legends, Myths, and Superstitions: Although women were considered to bring bad luck at sea, mariners always use the pronoun ...

Ask a grown-up: why are boats called she? | Life and style | The ...

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Feb 1, 2014 ... Old sailors used to answer this with a sexist joke: "Like a woman, a ship ... So it could be that making ships female and calling them "she" is an ...

Why is a ship a she? « Etymology « Glossophilia

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Mar 30, 2013 ... Figureheads on the prows of ships were often depictions of such female namesakes, denoting the name of the ship for a largely illiterate ...

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

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Sep 17, 2010 ... This, however, is considered a stylistically marked, optional figure of .... and alike are called "She" is because ships are made from Female oak, ...

Why are Boats Named after Women? - Catamaran Guru

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Sailing Trivia | From Grog to Why Boats Are Named After Women ... often named after important female figures, actual women at sea are considered a hazard.

Superstitions and Lore of Boat Names - GetMyBoat

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Another theory is that since boats were traditionally given female names, they ... boat name here in the United States, in Scotland it would be considered bad ...

Why Are Boats Named After Women? | eHow

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Although the sailors considered an actual woman aboard the ship to be unlucky, they believed the female figurehead was a comforting presence with the power ...

Why were women on ships considered bad luck? | HowStuffWorks

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Sailors once considered women on ships bad luck. Find out why at HowStuffWorks.

Why is a Ship Called She - HubPages

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Mar 19, 2015 ... It may not be considered manly for a machine to be hand-wiped and .... “To the women who now help us "man" our ships, my apologies for the ...

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Why are boats considered as females? - Fun Trivia

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Jul 28, 2007 ... I am certain I read somewhere that both cars and boats are considered female as they are generally MASTERED and controlled by men ,,,,,,,

Why are Boats Called She? (with pictures)

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Interestingly, although male captains and sailors historically attributed the spirit of a benevolent female figure to their ships, actual women were considered very ...

Boat Naming - River Keepers

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protection. Naming boats after women ... cent tradition of giving boats feminine names. As be- ... dure is considered highly variable, but there are gener- ally five  ...