Do You-Give it a name?

All through life not only the animals but every inanimate object has been named on its entry to our ownership. Why is that do you suppose?

My mother is the one who thinks these things up, at the moment the washing machine is called Mabel after her uncles wife who she tells me had a rat-trap mouth, there is Sammy who is the hot water boiler similar to a kettle, this is because its like an old fashioned Samovar and lets not forget the Zimmer frame who is called Zena-I am not sure about this but I think its something to do with the legs getting tangled up in things!

But here’s a thing when I was growing up I was always referred to as the ‘CHILD!’