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Old July 31st, 2011, 07:45 PM
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I've always wondered about this .
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Old July 31st, 2011, 10:06 PM
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Henry, here's one site's opinion: Why are Boats Called She?

If you search "ships as female" you'll find lot's of answers !
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I've also noticed, that people that name their cars, always a female name? Why is that? We had an old Betsy at one point...
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I refer to my cars and private plane as females as well. Can't say why, but perhaps because they make me "happy" more so than a man would ?
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Why are ships referred to as females ?


Because they can be a great time, but occassionally are a really rough ride
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