Essays Tagged: "Duck"

History of basketball

basketball was born from his school days in the area where he played a simple child's game known as duck-on-a-rock outside his one-room schoolhouse. The game involved attempting to knock a 'duck' off ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

World War One Assignment - Empathy

want to take their place in Kitchener's New Army; it makes me angry that cowards should be able to duck out of their responsibility to their country. The whole idea of conscientious objection seems a ... has, so you have to stop, and pick your way through it. While you are doing this, you are a sitting duck for Fritz's machine guns. If you do take the Boche's trench' then they will probably counter-at ...

(7 pages) 53 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I


nother type of vegetarianism is called Pollo Vegetarians, these people eat poultry such as chicken, duck, and birds but they don't eat red meat.Vegetarians prefer food in it's most natural way, opposi ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

how dogs were created and is called man's best friend as of a greek myth.

Phylais was the god of athletics. He is a half duck and half human. He has a duck's head and has human legs. Phylais comes down and compete with mo ...

(2 pages) 155 5 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Duck and Hide Technique Help Reveal the True Odysseus.

Duck and Hide Technique Help Reveal the True OdysseusIn the Odyssey by Homer the goal in all of the ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A comparison of Everquest to reality.

Everquest players can move from one location to the next in three-dimensions. A player can jump and duck. They can also perform other actions such as waving, smiling, grunting, cheering, and flipping ...

(3 pages) 82 2 3.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Paintball FAQ.

sound of paintball marker discharging or do projectiles directed at high speeds toward you make you duck and take cover then paintballing is not the sport for you. Paintballing like most sports is not ...

(6 pages) 142 6 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A very suspenseful story on how i fell off a quad

sweeping through the hair on the back of my head. I could barely hear Colton chuckle as I felt him duck. I turn around and could see in my peripheral vision what looked like a tree branch. He broke o ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hotel Entropy

journalism shines brightly into our soul.And my new pipe's decor flows brilliantly like an ethereal duck.It's the simpler life for me.Once flowing down a meadow.The pride of the once foolish man is bo ...

(1 pages) 34 0 1.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

History of Basketball

all was born from Naismith's school days in the area where he played a simple child's game known as duck-on-a-rock outside his one-room schoolhouse. The game involved attempting to knock a "duck" off ...

(3 pages) 18 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Lakeland Swans

consciously pick the wrong road. It always happens to be the road where those darn geese, swan, and duck clusters decide to take their time in figuring out which direction they would like to go as the ... of the geese or swans would dominate the collection of breadcrumbs, but it was the smallest of the ducks that was found scurrying about scaring all of the other birds out of their meal. A dominating ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Essasy written describing in detail a favorite childhood place

eft was next and a dip in the ground. A couple more steps and I would be there, but don't forget to duck under that low tree branch! I was there. The fallen log in the back of my house was used ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How to Tell a Knock-Knock Joke: Informative essay.

corny. Because of the childish nature of the jokes, second graders seem to take to the jokes like a duck to water. The joke is generally told in native English speaking countries and often used to bre ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Gun Control Saves Kids Lives

for such recreation, becausein this environment today one doesn't relatehandguns to shooting pop-up duck targets, butrelates it to deaths. The kids today are relating the useof handguns to self-defenc ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

An essay on the psychological theories of why relationships end, or the dissolution of relationships.

nd that the strongest relationships tended to take the longest time to work through the five stages.Duck's phase model isn't dissimilar to Lee's theory. He came up with four stages that are all trigge ... f likely events that lead to a break-up rather than focussing on the reasons behind the break down. Duck came up with internal and external explanations. The internal explanations are called predispos ...

(5 pages) 97 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Chapter 19: Speciation

19.1 On the Road To SpeciationSpecies means "kind," as in "a particular kind of duck."Through the history of any species, micro evolutionary processes have been introducing changes ...

(6 pages) 47 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

One's Voice and Silence in "Woman Warrior" by Maxine Hong Kingston

self that she tries to be quiet and "American-feminine," and further masks her nearly non-existent "duck voice" in order to try to fit into society. It is as if she is trying to be someone whom she no ...

(3 pages) 23 0 2.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


icket team for the yong ones.When jonny played his first game he thought that he would go out for a duck but he dident he scored ten runs.When jonny was ten years of age he was coming up to one hundre ...

(1 pages) 564 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Duckweed Analysis Kaseberg pond water was tested for how much and long duckweed survives in the wate ... er was tested for how much and long duckweed survives in the water from Kaseberg pond. I tested the duckweed two different days the first day I counted 46 duckweed and on the 2 day I counted 49. The d ... y I counted 49. The duckweed stayed around the same through out the two days I started the lab. The ducked showed that the pond was healthy because the duckweed did not die. You can tell a lot by just ...

(1 pages) 1564 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hallelujah I' M A Bum Essay

d him at a superior standard of living. This is shown when he goes on vacation from work to shoot a duck (out of season) in order to get a handsome snapshot of himself for the newspaper. Improving the ...

(2 pages) 592 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers