Date: Tue, 5 Mar 1996 22:21:54 EST
From: Larry Horn LHORN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALEVM.CIS.YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: why are ships referred to as she (fwd)
I concede the point, though I never thought of body parts as
as extensions of myself.
And if they ARE considered to be "possessions", they are--let us
hope--inalienable possessions. The occasional counterexemplificatory Bobbitt
is the exception that proves the rule.