Another topic

minnow at minnow at
Tue Dec 2 13:03:41 EST 2003

Sallyo wrote:

>Some things that have no obvious gender can still be definite "she"s or
>"he"s. Look at ships. And some people know if their car is a he or a she.

I think I saw or heard something in the news a few months back about Lloyds
no longer registering ships as "she" or allowing them to be called "her".
I forget what the pretext for this was.  Does anyone know whether it was
just an ugly rumour or threat, or whether it was for real and truly?


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