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Old February 12 2013, 08:03 PM   #4
Asbo Zaprudder
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Re: astronomical genders

Yes, no gender in English apart from poetic imagery, which usually has mother Earth, sister Moon, father Sun, father time, and so on. Ships are also usually considered to be feminine, although I guess submarines must be male as they're full of seamen.
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