Not that anyone doubted my dedication to the fandom...
Monday, February 10, 2014

Just thought I'd share a little conversation I had today. It's not a little thing, gorramit!



Monday, February 10, 2014 8:55 PM


You need to take that argument to the promoters of "Can't Stop The Serenity." I've always wondered how and why it was allowed to be called that.

Monday, February 10, 2014 10:47 PM


It depends on how you are using it in the sentence. I think both are correct...and I think Inara was calling it just "Serenity" because Mal likes to anthropomorphize his ship since doesn't have actual family anymore.
I think it was an act of respect for his loss...

Just my opinion...

Monday, February 10, 2014 10:55 PM


Hahaha, exquisite!

And in fact, saying "the X" for ship naming conventions is actually incorrect in general. Civilian ships are always referred to by name as if they were a person in of themselves, and some military ships also follow this convention.

"The" as a prefix is OPTIONAL unless it is specifically included in the ship's full name.

Monday, February 10, 2014 10:58 PM


I mean always saying "the" before the ship name, the rule of thumb itself is not always correct, you can technically do it and not be incorrect, but if someone who knows the ship tells you there's no "the", take their word for it.

Monday, February 10, 2014 10:59 PM


I'm not making sense, am I? :/

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 8:09 AM


Bytemite makes sense.

According to Wikipedia, ship names are always italicized, so that means when Serenity is spoken it must be pronounced with an Italian accent. Even Inara, the grammar nazi, gets that wrong. And no 'The', please. Let's stay on Inara's good side.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 3:24 PM


The "the" section is further down on that wikipedia page.


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