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

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


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)


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


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 ships, cars, planes etc referred to as 'SHE'? | Yahoo Answers


"Why are Boats Referred to as "She"?" Although women were considered to bring bad luck at sea, mariners always use the pronoun "she" ...

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


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 ...

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


Prince Henry of Portugal, explorer, king, and expedition financier commented that he referred to ... 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, ...

Lloyd's List sinks the tradition of calling ships 'she' - Telegraph


Mar 21, 2002 ... SHIPS should no longer be called "she", the industry's newspaper has decreed.

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


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.”.

Why is a ship a "she"? - Norwegian Merchant Fleet 1939-1945


We always call a ship a "she" and not without a reason. For she displays a ... You have shuddered in a punk when you read: Big Mail Boat Sunk", but you never ...

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Why is a ship a she? « Etymology « Glossophilia


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


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 is a ship called a she? | Reference.com


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 ...