Ships are female in order to be the counterpoint of the male sailors. .... Why,
because a ship is considered "nurturing" or "beautiful" does it have to be female?
According to Yarns of the Sea, Legends, Myths, and Superstitions: Although
women were considered to bring bad luck at sea, mariners always use the
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 ,,,,,,,
Interestingly, although male captains and sailors historically attributed the spirit of
a benevolent female figure to their ships, actual women were considered very ...
Dec 2, 2010 ... It's now generally considered quaint or poetic. ... of it) of things to which female
sex is conventionally attributed,” such as “a ship or boat.”.
Apr 12, 2008 ... Although women were considered to bring bad luck at sea, mariners always use
the pronoun "she" when referring to their ships. Whether its ...
Mar 21, 2002 ... A spokesman for the Royal Navy said it would continue to refer to ships as female
. It traditionally chooses masculine or geographical names, ...
Oct 31, 2011 ... If one were to decide to infer gender onto an aircraft, female would ... Aircraft are
usually referred to as "she", just like ships. .... Specific word to describe someone
who is so good that isn't even considered in say a classification.
Feb 14, 2011 ... While talking about ships and countries, is it a good practice to use the .... In
ancient days of old ships usually always bore female names.
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, ...