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Grumpy Cat

American Cats

Before you even start reading about American cats, you’ve got to know about Grumpy Cat. She has a Wikipedia page, which most of you don’t have. If you don’t know her, all I have to say is “shame on you,” then sip my coffee from a huge cup. Seriously, you[...]

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French Fries

Freedom Fries

I hope you did not expect freedom to come fried when you read the title. Some of us Americans re-named “French Fries”. Did you also know this name was trademarked? Look it up. Unfortunately, due to the slacking of the owner, it is no more trademarked. The French need to settle[...]

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American Football

American Football

Disclaimer: You probably know more about American Football than me. But I will try to explain it to you in the best way I can–in a sarcastic way. Bear with me. Here is how I understood American football[still don't understand much anyway]. It’s a men’s sport that evolved from rugby football[...]

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Alex Rodriguez

Baseball

The first time I interacted well with the Americans was when I joined the military. Before that, for almost a year, I stayed in the Ethiopian’s circle–plenty of ‘injera’ and the conversations were confined to soccer and back home musings. Even though I knew I wasn’t well versed in American[...]

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