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Old 02-22-2003, 12:36 PM   #5
timcraig
Dojo: Northeast Aikikai
Location: Waltham, MA
Join Date: Sep 2002
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Because Aikido didn't really come into being until 1942, when O-sensei named it.

Sure, you could use the a square is a rhombus argument (that aikido is jujitsu), but I think it's a little misleading to say that the samurai actually used aikido. Misleading people makes aikido as a whole look bad.
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