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Why are ships named after women?


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2008-11-13 21:33:07
2008-11-13 21:33:07

Because most captains had wives, so to keep close to their wives they named them women I always heard it had religious foundation; i.e. Eve was created from Adam so, many things created by man, espesially ships, are given female names.


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