...with a husband and 5 sons, I am truly outnumbered....stories and thoughts on life from a mom in a houseful of little men!

Friday, October 03, 2008

Lessons on Women

So last night at supper, Eaglet asked why the Titanic is referred to as "her" and "she". I explained that, traditionally, ships are referred to as women and named womens' names. so Bobcat pipes in--in his normal, revelatory, booming voice--"Oh! So we can call women "Titanic"?!" Uh....no. But we got a GREAT laugh!

1 comment:

mama said...

Wow, that's horrible! And funny! I suppose you could follow this up with a discussion of why it's a hurricane and not a him-icane. Usually they take women's names too. :D