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

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I find it mildly offensive to refer to ships as "she" rather than "it." As one example ( of many) see USS John S. McCain (DD-928). Does Wikipedia have a policy on ...

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

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Feb 1, 2014 ... Dr Pieter van der Merwe, naval historian at the National Maritime Museum, answers eight-year-old Charlotte's question.

Why are Boats Called She? (with pictures)

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The exact reason why boats are called she in English is lost to history. While explanations abound, most appear to be of the folk variety, assumed or invented  ...

Why is a ship a she? « Etymology « Glossophilia

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Mar 30, 2013 ... “A ship is called a she because there is always a great deal of bustle ... The practice of naming boats and ships after women continues today, ...

Why are boats considered as females? - FunTrivia.com

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Jul 28, 2007 ... Why are boats considered as females - trivia question /questions ... A ship is called a "she" because there is always a great deal of bustle ...

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

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why are boats a "she"? ... 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?

Why are Boats Called She.....?? - Sudanese Merchant Seamen

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The exact reason why boats are called she in English is lost to history. While explanations abound, most appear to be of the folk variety, assumed or invented a.

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 ...

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. While explanations abound, most appear to be of the folk variety, ...

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

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Sep 17, 2010 ... Pronoun question: referring to inanimate objects as 'he' or 'she' 7 answers ..... The reason why cars and alike are called "She" is because ships ...