She is a feminine third-person, singular personal pronoun (subjective case) in
Modern English. ... a ship or boat (especially in colloquial and dialect use), often
said of a carriage, a cannon or gu...
Mar 30, 2013 ... “A ship is called a she because there is always a great deal of bustle ... But
seriously: why are ships and countries (and sometimes cars and other ... The
practice of naming boats and ships after women continues today, ...
Connie asks: I am trying to find out why boats are always referred to as the
female gender.. When and why did this practice start? According to Yarns of the
One theory is that the habit carried over from men's habit of calling ships "she"
and naming ... Do you always have to ground a car battery when performing a
vehicle to vehicle jump? When will self-driving cars be available to consumers?
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 ,,,,,,,
Sep 17, 2010 ... Sometimes people are referring to mechanical objects as "she": I love my car.
She always gets the best service. Are there any rules when it is ...
Besides, a "ship" in Spanish can be male (El barco) or female (La ... Similarly,
cars, boats and planes, like women, are generally owned and
Feb 1, 2014 ... Dr Pieter van der Merwe, naval historian at the National Maritime Museum,
answers eight-year-old Charlotte's question.
Dec 2, 2010 ... Under its entry for “she,” the Oxford English Dictionary describes the usage ...
female sex is conventionally attributed,” such as “a ship or boat.”.
Countries are also called she, as are cars sometimes, but the latter example is
almost certainly an extension from boats. One plausible theory is that boats are ...