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

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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?

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 ...

Why are boats considered as females? - FunTrivia.com

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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 ,,,,,,,

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

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Feb 1, 2014 ... Linked to this is the common practice of giving ships female figureheads and names, often after deities or members of a shipowner's family.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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Prince Henry of Portugal, explorer, king, and expedition financier commented that he referred to all his ships as "she" because "like a woman, they take much ...

Why are vehicles always referred to as a she? - Quora

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Mar 16, 2015 ... One theory is that the habit carried over from men's habit of calling ships "she" and naming ships after women, most often goddesses in ancient ...

Why are ships referred to as "she"? | Yahoo Answers

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The exact reason why boats are called she in English is lost to history. ... female figure to their ships, actual women were considered very bad ...

Why is a ship called a she? | Reference.com

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Though the exact roots of the tradition of calling a ship a "she" are lost to history, theories range from the practice of crafting female figureheads for a ship's prow ...