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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is it a Discourse Community?

Today, I decided to share another paper I wrote for a college writing class. I figured because BJJ is so much a part of my life, sharing some of my research and findings on the subject would be helpful for those who don't know what Brazilian jiu-jitsu is. (If you are considering doing a martial… Continue reading Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is it a Discourse Community?

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What Do You Really Know About St. Patrick’s Day?

Saint Patrick   In America, Saint Patrick’s day is celebrated with the wearing of green. But have you ever wondered why there is a St. Patrick’s day? Who is this guy, St. Patrick, and why is there a day named after him? St. Patrick wasn’t always a St., he was once a boy and was… Continue reading What Do You Really Know About St. Patrick’s Day?

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Cats Vs. Dogs ~ Who’s The Easiest?

Cats vs. Dogs; Who’s the easiest of the two? Purr…….A quiet tabby cat stretches on the rug by your feet. It continues to purr softly then winds itself into a coil. Next, it is sleeping soundly. Your evening goes on without a sound. Then, an hour later you hear intense scratching, whining, and barking. Your… Continue reading Cats Vs. Dogs ~ Who’s The Easiest?