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May 22, 2011

JUST FOR FUN


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Okay this is just for some laughs. Let’s not take it personal. I have not verified the facts because quite honestly I am too lazy.

So  What do we Canadians Have to be Proud  of?


1.  Smarties (not sold in the USA )
2.  Crispy Crunch, Coffee  Crisp

(not  sold in the USA )
Image of Coffee Crisp (Mocha) wrapper. This ca...Image via Wikipedia
3.  The size of our footballs fields, one  less down, and bigger balls.
4. Baseball is Canadian - 1st game June 4, 1838 - Ingersoll, ON
5. Lacrosse is Canadian

TOWSON, MD-JUNE 27: Chris LaPierre #21 of the ...Image by Getty Images via @daylife
6. Hockey is Canadian
7. Basketball is Canadian
8. Apple pie is Canadian
9. Mr. Dress-up beats Mr. Rogers
Ernie CoombsImage via Wikipedia
10. Tim Horton's beats Dunkin' Donuts
A typical Tim Hortons store signImage via Wikipedia

12. Canada has the largest French population that never surrendered to Germany .
13. We have the largest English population that never ever surrendered or withdrew during any war to anyone, anywhere. EVER!
(We got clobbered in the odd battle but
prevailed in ALL the wars)

14. Our civil war was fought in a bar and lasted a little over an hour.



16. A Canadian invented Standard Time.

17. The Hudsons Bay Company once owned over 10% of the earth's surface and is still around as the world's oldest company.
Hudson’s Bay Company LogoImage via Wikipedia


18. The average dog sled team can kill and devour a full grown human in under 3 minutes.
(That's more information than I need!)

19. We know what to do with the parts
of a buffalo. 
Bison bison. Original caption: Image via Wikipedia
20. We don't marry our kin-folk...

21. We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, Velcro, zippers, insulin, penicillin and the telephone. Also short wave radios which save countless lives each year.

22. We have ALL frozen our tongues to
something metal and lived to tell about it.

23. A Canadian invented Superman.

24. We have coloured money. 
Canadian money is pretty!Image by rick via Flickr
BUT MOST IMPORTANT !
The handles on our beer cases are big enough to fit your hands in with mitts on.
Molson Canadian Brewing Mickey Body beverage t...Image via Wikipedia

OOOoohhhhh..... Canada !!

Oh yeah... And our elections only take one day!

Pass this on if you're proud to be Canadian!!!
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12 comments:

cathy said...

Too much!!! Most definitely proud to be a Canadian!!! love your blog!!

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

GGGGGOOOOOOOO Canada!!!


Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Maureen said...

Go Canucks! Although you did just remind me that next year is an election year south of the border. Buh! Painful!

Ali said...

Gee I miss Tim's.

Ali

Kasia said...

Best iced cappuccino? Canada! Go Tim's... and Canada! LOL Have a wonderful Monday!

Hugs,

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

So YOU'RE responsible for all the times I've had to watch sports on TV! 18 and 19 I could have done without. ;-) If Smarties are little candies, we do have them here. My son loves them!

Rusty said...

Grinning - and the list is even longer.

Peg said...

Great tribute on a holiday Monday for Canada - thanks!

MiMi said...

Lots of funny and talented people come from Canada too. But they get famous and make tons of money in the U.S. What's up with that?
I want that Coffee Crisp. Nay. I NEED that Coffee Crisp.

Lynn said...

Heeeeeyyyyy Don't be dissin' Mr. Rogers!

Now I know Who to blame for att those sports.

♫Blame♬♪Can♩♫a♬♪da♬♩♪

Lynn said...

*ALL* those sports

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

That was interesting! I love Smarties candy and buy it every now and then here in the U.S. I'd love to try that Coffee Crisp bar!

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