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Holy Name of Jesus Crawfish Boil Competition

Main Piece: SG is a mother in New Orleans. Crawfish boils are major events throughout New Orleans and Louisiana as a whole. They tend to be more of a social hour rather than a meal. Holy Name of Jesus, SG son’s school, has an annual crawfish boil as a fundraiser for their school. Around 10… Continue Reading »

Mertz til it Hurtz – Loyola University

Main Piece: TF, a freshman at Loyola University Chicago, stays in Mertz Hall, a dorm at Loyola Chicago. One tradition they have there is “Mertz til it Hurtz”. TF explains: “There is a Freshman tradition called Mertz til it Hurts. This is named after the freshman dorm Mertz. The floors compete against each other in… Continue Reading »

Meaning Behind The Proverb “I Don’t Have to Outrun The Bear”

Main Piece:  Original Proverb: “I don’t have to outrun the bear, I just have to outrun you.”  Meaning as told by my informant: “So, the story goes like this. Two men are hiking in the woods, and they see a bear. The bear is really mad, so they start running to get away. The first… Continue Reading »