Why are boats named after women?

Answer The naming and launching of a ship is an important occasion in the naval industry. For centuries, boats have been named after women, and even today continue to be referred to as "she" in conversati... Read More »

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What were Ferdinand Magellan's boats named?

Ferdinand Magellan departed Spain in 1519 with five ships named the Victoria, San Antonio, Concepcion, Santiago and Trinidad. Only the Victoria would complete the circumnavigation of the Earth in 1... Read More »

What talk show host divorced women named Joan Joanne and Joanna but stayed married to a woman named Alexis?

Do women fish on alaska crab boats?

Crab fishing is a very lucrative, but very dangerous job that hundreds, if not thousands, of people participate in every year in Alaska. While the majority of crew are men, there have been cases of... Read More »

Who was the sphinx named after?

The Sphinx is a giant statue in Giza, Egypt, that is believed to be more than 2,500 years old. It has the head of a man and the body of a lion. Some people believe it was modeled after the pharaoh ... Read More »