Date: Tue, 5 Mar 1996 22:21:54 EST From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: why are ships referred to as she (fwd) >I concede the point, though I never thought of body parts as >"possessions" but >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. Larry