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    • Join Date: Jan 2009
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    male or female?

    Dear teacher,
    Is it correct to say that the Earth is female and the ocean is male?
    Thank you very much.

    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: male or female?

    Earth is often described as Mother Earth, and the ocean was given male attributes by the Greeks and Romans, but neither has gender in English.

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