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    Grand Slams: England vs. United States Every year there are roughly two-and-a-half-million people who flock to a succession of illustrious tennis tournaments collectively called the Grand Slams (surprising statement). These four tournaments include the Australian, French, and United States Opens, along with Wimbledon, which is located in England but is never called the English Open. Perhaps the two most unique Slams out of the four are Wimbledon and the United States Open. Although both Wimbledon

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    life. The book Slam is a book about a boy who switches schools and has to learn how to fit into his new school. He has a hard time keeping his grades up and getting along with the teachers, students, and coaches. In the story, Slam!, by Walter Dean Myers, Slam doesn’t foresee the consequences of his actions because of his ego, his immatureness, and his self confidence. To begin, Slam’s ego keeps him from seeing the consequences of his actions greatly, throughout the book Slam! Slam is a very popular

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    SLAM POETRY Slam poetry, according to Smith (2013) slam poetry “as the art of competitive performance poetry. Invented in the 1980s by a Chicago construction worker named Marc Smith, slam is a fast-paced competition where poets have a limited amount of time to impress judges randomly selected from the audience. Performers use all the tricks of storytelling, songwriting, theatre, stand-up comedy and cold hard poetry to wheedle points out of the judges from 0.0 (terrible) to 10.0 (perfect).” I picked

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    Slam Poetry Analysis

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    A slam poetry is a competition at which poets read and recite original work. These performances are then judged on a numeric scale by previously selected members of the audience. This slam poetry is different from how people recite their poems, the slam poetry normally involves a rhythmic with a vocal delivery style found in hip hop music and focuses specifically on the tradition of dub poetry. There are various well known slam poets in South Africa many in their youth, my focus on this essay slam

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    salesman replied “I thought it was only a girl”. Even her grandmother bombarded her with commands, “Girls keep their knees together when they sit down.” And “Girls don’t slam doors like that.” The worst was when she asked a question and her grandmother answered “That’s none of a girl’s business.” Even after that, she continued to slam doors and sit awkwardly because she felt that it kept her free. In other words, she was not ready to accept and claim her gender identity. In the story, “Boys and Girls”

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    Aggressive Driving Can Lead To Road Rage

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    histories of crime, violence, or alcohol and drug abuse. They are the people typically described by neighbors “the nicest woman or man” or “a wonderful mother or father.” Father, mother, son, daughter, they all have their own ways of getting mad. Some slam on the brakes, jump out of their cars, open the trunks and grab anything that they get their hands on. Others use baseball bats, knives, mace, pepper spray, fists, or some simply pull out a pistol and start firing away. Why are these drivers turning

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    The Kiss

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    plunge into the waters of reality by the skin of my teeth. Immediately I am a wife, forced to begin a family of my own…just like Mama. Every day Nick comes bouncin' through the front door ready for supper. "Wipe your feet," I always say, "and don't slam my door." With younguns' screamin' and fightin' I always manage to put a hot meal on the table, despite the fact that I'm six months pregnant. You see, Nick owns a seafood house. "Nick's Quality Seafood", that's what he calls it. He leaves at five

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    finish the fight by throwing the punches that you throw the hardest to your opponent's face and stomach. Another good technique is to grab the opponent's collar of his jersey right below his chin with one hand and pull him foreword quickly. While you slam him forward, use your other hand to punch him in the face. This technique hurts the opponent the most because his momentum moving toward you makes the blow twice as hard as an ordinary punch. Continue to use this technique over and over until the fight

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    Breakfast of Champions

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    Breakfast of Champions When one hears the phrase “Breakfast of Champions,” he envisions a grinning picture of Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan slam dunking, or Dale Earnhardt in a racecar on a box of Wheaties, a popular breakfast cereal. A few avid Saturday Night Live fans might recall a skit performed by James Belushi. In the skit, Belushi’s “Breakfast of Champions” was beer, cigarettes, and donuts. Neither of these examples are the subject of Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions or Good Bye

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    Serenity of the Field

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    football with the boys. We spent most of the day running up and down the field and imagining we were the best athletes. The boys would get carried away and take advantage of the girls’ size. They would zero in on the girls and see how hard they could slam them into the ground. There were quite a few times when I was slow to get up because I was hit so hard that it blurred my vision and knocked the wind out of me. When the boys saw my agony they were amused. They saw this as more incentive to hit even

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