Happy Canada Day!

by - Tuesday, June 30, 2009

You know your Canadian if... (visit Canadian...isms for the complete list)

You're not offended by the term, "Homo Milk".
You eat chocolate bars instead of candy bars.
You drink pop, not soda.
You can drink legally while still a teen in some provinces.
You don't know or care about the fuss with Cuba, it's just a cheap place to travel with very good cigars.
You get milk in bags as well as cartons and plastic jugs.
Pike is a type of fish, not some part of a highway.
You drive on a highway, not a freeway.
You know what a Robertson screwdriver is.
You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.
You dismiss all beers under 6% as "for children and the elderly."
You drive with your headlights on during the day (since 1989, all new cars have been fitted with "daytime running lights").
You participated in "Participaction."
You use a red pen on your non-Canadian textbooks and fill in the missing 'u's from labor, honor, color. etc.
You know the French equivalents of "free", "prize", and "no sugar added", thanks to your extensive education in bilingual cereal packaging.
You are excited whenever an American television show mentions Canada.
You can do all the hand actions to Sharon, Lois and Bram's "Skin-a-ma-rinky-dinky-doo" opus.
You know what a touque is and you own one and often wear it.
You know Toronto is NOT a province.
You never miss "Coach's Corner" during Hockey Night in Canada.
You design your Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
The local paper covers national and international headlines on 2 pages, but requires 6 pages for hockey.
You understand the Labatt Blue Molson Canadian commercials.
You pronounce the last letter of the alphabet "zed" instead of "zee."
and ... You end some sentences with "eh," ... eh?

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  1. Hehe I like this! All very true!

  2. "i love you in the morning and in the afternoon, i love you in the evening and underneath the moon"

    oh.... the memories!

    awesome list :)

  3. I can honestly say I didn't know there was a Canada Day. I learned somethin' new today- thanks. ;)

  4. also, get angry when facts about canada get screwed up on american television ... the episode of friends where ross meets a girl on the train in montreal and she says it's "just a 2 hour ferry ride to nova scotia" makes me angry every. single. time!