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What’s the origin of using the personal feminine pronoun “she” with a ship? In other words, why is a ship called “she”?
On the first page you will find a humorous poem which illustrates why a ship is called “she”. Read the poem and determine what the underlined and bolded words mean. These selected words have a double-meaning. Study their meanings on the second page. Also located on the second page are two more possible answers to the question at the top of this entry.