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She is a feminine third-person, singular personal pronoun (subjective case) in Modern English. ... She is also used instead of it for things to which feminine gender is conventionally attributed: a ...

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

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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 Sea, ...

Why are boats considered as females? - FunTrivia Homepage

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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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One plausible theory is that boats are traditionally given female names, typically the name of an important woman in the life of the boat's owner, such as his ...

Why Are Boats Named After Women? | eHow

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Boats haven't always been named after women. Ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians named their ships after their gods, in the belief that the honored god ...

Why are Boats Named after Women? - Catamaran Guru

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One of the most enduring traditions of the sea is the concept of naming a vessel. Boats are historically named after women, although it has always been a bit of a ...

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

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Dec 18, 2007 ... I think if you look you will see that it is not correct that all or even most ships have female names. If you look at the registry of British and USA ...

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

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Jan 6, 2010 ... One plausible theory is that boats are called she because they are traditionally given female names, typically the name of an important woman ...

Boat Naming - River Keepers

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Naming boats after women. There are two prominent theories about the more re- cent tradition of giving boats feminine names. As be- lief in ancient gods faded, ...

The Grammarphobia Blog: Why did we start “she”-ing ships?

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Dec 2, 2010 ... ... if the old custom of referring to a ship as a female derives from the use of ... female sex is conventionally attributed,” such as “a ship or boat.”.

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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 is unpredictable." A more likely suggestion relates to the idea of ...

Why is a ship a she? « Etymology « Glossophilia

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Mar 30, 2013 ... The practice of naming boats and ships after women continues today, although certainly not exclusively, as does the habit of feminizing our ...

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

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Trivia: Chinese sailors do not refer to boats or ships as being of either sex. ... is that boats are called she because they are traditionally given female names, ...