What you didn't know about Canadians....
Question: You marry your kinfolk???
I don't know about the sled dogs. Who would time the devouring? (Yuk!)
> > > You know you're a Canuck if...
> > >
> > > 1. You stand in "line-ups" at the movie, not "lines".
> > > 2. You're not offended by the term, "Homo Milk".
> > > 3. You understand the sentence, "Could you please pass me a serviette,
> > > just spilled my poutine."
> > > 4. You eat "chocolate bars" instead of "candy bars".
> > > 5. You drink "pop", not "soda".
> > > 6. You know what it means to be on pogey.
> > > 7. You know that a mickey and 2-4's mean "Party at the camp, eh?!"
> > > 8. You can drink legally while still a teen.
> > > 9. You talk about the weather with strangers and friends alike.
> > > 10. You don't know or care about the fuss with Cuba, it's just a cheap
> > > place to travel with good cigars and no Americans.
> > > 11. When there is a social problem, you turn to your government to fix
> > > it instead of telling them to stay out of it.
> > > 12. You're not sure if the leader of your nation has EVER had sex and
> > > you don't WANT to know if he has!
> > > 13. You get milk in bags as well as cartons and plastic jugs.
> > > 14. Pike is a type of fish, not some part of a highway.
> > > 15. You drive on a "highway", not a "freeway".
> > > 16. You know what a Robertson screwdriver is.
> > > 17. You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.
> > > 18. You know that Thrills are something to chew and "taste like soap."
> > > 19. You know that Mounties "don't always look like that."
> > > 20. You dismiss all beers under 6% as "for children and the elderly."
> > > 21. You know that the Friendly Giant isn't a vegetable product line.
> > > 22. You know that Casey and Finnegan are not a Celtic musical group.
> > > 23. You participated in "Participaction."
> > > 24. You have an Inuit carving by your bedside with the rationale,
> > > "What's good enough protection for the Prime Minister is good enough
> > for me."
> > > 25. You wonder why there isn't a 5 dollar coin yet.
> > > 26. Unlike any international assassin/terrorist/spy in the world, you
> > > don't possess a Canadian passport.
> > > 27. You use a red pen on your non-Canadian textbooks and fill in the
> > > missing 'u's from labor, honor, and color.
> > > 28. You know the French equivalents of "free", "prize", and "no sugar
> > > added", thanks to your > extensive education in bilingual cereal
> > > 29. You are excited whenever an American television show mentions
> > > Canada.
> > > 30. You make a mental note to talk about it at work the next day. (see
> > > #29)
> > > 31. You can do all the hand actions to Sharon, Lois and Bram's
> > > "Skin-a-ma-rinky-dinky-doo" opus.
> > > 32. You can eat more than one maple sugar candy without feeling
> > > nauseous.
> > > 33. You were mad when "The Beachcombers" were taken off the air.
> > > 34. You know what a toque is.
> > > 35. You have some momento of Bob and Doug.
> > > 36. You know Toronto is not a province.
> > > 37. You never miss "Coach's Corner".
> > > 38. Back bacon and Kraft Dinner are two of your favourite food groups.
> > >
> > >
> > > Some things that are cool about Canada:
> > > 1. Crispy Crunch.
> > > 2. Smarties.
> > > 3. Coffee Crisp
> > > 4. The size of Canadian footballs/football fields; one less down.
> > > 5. The fact that the new "World Cup" trophy is too gay for words when
> > > compared to the old
> > > Canada Cup trophy.
> > > 6. Lacrosse is Canadian.
> > > 7. Hockey is Canadian.
> > > 8. Basketball is Canadian.
> > > 9. The biggest flags ever seen at the Olympic closing ceremonies were
> > > Canadian (twice...and the second one was smuggled in against a
> > > rule that was made because of the first one).
> > > 10. Mr. Dressup could kick Mr. Roger's ass.
> > > 11. Way better beer commercials/beer company contests/beer company
> > > giveaways (Molson is having a national party in a cabin in the
> > > Rockies this summer with Great Big Sea and Big Sugar...no purchase
> > > necessary...and the next morning one of the hung over party goers gets
> > to keep the house! The
> > > Molson Canadian House Party).
> > > 12. Much Music kicks MTV's ass.
> > > 13. Maple Syrup kicks Mrs. Butterworth's ass (I don't know about Aunt
> > > Jemima).
> > > 14. Tim Hortons kicks Dunkin Donut's ass.
> > > 15. In the war of 1812 we burned the White house and most of
> > > 16. Canada has the largest French population in the world that never
> > > surrendered to Germany.
> > > 17. Our "Civil war" was led by a drunken, insane William Lyon
> > > 18. Our civil war was a bar fight that lasted a little less than an
> > > 19. The only person arrested and hanged after our civil war was an
> > > American mercenary who slept > in and missed the whole fight, showing
> > > just in time to get caught.
> > > 20. We knew plaid flannel was cool way before Seattle did. (Eddie
21. The Hudson Bay company once owned 1/11th of the Earth's surface. And
> > > is the oldest continuous company in the world.
> > > 22. The average dog sled team can kill and devour a grown human in
> > > than three minutes.
> > > 23. We still know what to do with all the parts of a buffalo.
> > > 24. We don't marry our kinfolk.
> > > 25. We invented snowmobiles, jet skis, Velcro, zippers, zambonis, and
> > > the handles on cardboard beer cases.
> > > 26. We can hum the theme to "Definition".
> > > 27. We know that any scale that says water boils at 212 and freezes at
> > > 32 is asinine.
> > > 28. We've all frozen our tongues to something metal, and lived to tell
> > > about it.
> > > 29. We wear socks with our sandals.
> > > 30. We can out-drink Americans.
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