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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 ...

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 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 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 ships referred to as "she"? | Yahoo Answers

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Jan 6, 2010 ... 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 ...

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

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Apr 12, 2008 ... "Why are Boats Referred to as "She"?" Although women were considered to bring bad luck at sea, mariners always use the pronoun "she" ...

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

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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 Called She - HubPages

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Mar 19, 2015 ... Another plausible theory is that boats are calledshe” because they are traditionally given female names, typically the name of an important ...

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 ... 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, ...

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Why are Boats Called She? (with pictures)

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Aug 27, 2016 ... 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, ...

Why are boats considered as females? - FunTrivia

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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 is a Boat Called a She ??? - Cruisers & Sailing Forums

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1) She never shows her bottom, 2) She always heads for the boy's. ... It's interesting that a boat got to be called a 'she', since it used to be ...