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beth wallbank
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reasons to be proud to be a Canadian....

> >>SO, WHAT DO CANADIANS HAVE TO BE PROUD OF?
> >>
> >>
> >>1. Smarties
> >>
> >>2. Crispy Crunch, Coffee Crisp
> >>
> >>3. The size of our footballs fields and one less down
> >>
> >>4. Baseball is Canadian
> >>
> >>5. Lacrosse is Canadian
> >>
> >>6. Hockey is Canadian
> >>
> >>7. Basketball is Canadian
> >>
> >>8. Apple pie is Canadian
> >>
> >>9. Mr. Dress-up kicks Mr. Rogers ***
> >>
> >>10. Tim Hortons kicks Dunkin' Donuts ***
> >>
> >>11. In the war of 1812, started by America, Canadians pushed
> >>
> >>the Americans back...past their 'White House'. Then we burned it...and
> >>most of Washington, under the command of William Lyon McKenzie who was
> >>insane and hammered all the time. We got bored because they ran away, so
> >>we came home and partied...Go figure..
> >>
> >>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.
> >>
> >>14. Our civil war was a bar fight that lasted a little over an hour.
> >>
> >>15. The only person who was arrested in our civil war was an American
> >>mercenary, who slept in and missed the whole thing... but showed up just
> >>in time to get caught.
> >>
> >>16. We knew plaid was cool far before Seattle caught on.
> >>
> >>17. The Hudsons Bay Company once owned over 10% of the earth's surface
and
> >>is still around as the worlds oldest company.
> >>
> >>18. The average dog sled team can kill and devour a full grown human in
> >>under 3 minutes.
> >>
> >>19. We still know what to do with all the parts of a buffalo.
> >>
> >>20. We don't marry our kin-folk.
> >>
> >>21. We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, velcro, zippers, insulin,
penicillin,
> >>zambonis, the telephone and short wave radios that save countless lives
> >>each year.
> >>
> >>22. We ALL have frozen our tongues to something metal and lived to tell
> >>about it.
> >>
> >>23. A Canadian invented Superman.
> >>
> >>BUT MOST IMPORTANT!
> >>
> >>24. The handles on our beer cases are big enough to fit your hands with
> >>mitts on. OOOoohhhhh Canada!!
> >>
> >>Oh yeah... and our elections only take one day.
> >>
> >>Pass this on if you are proud to be Canadian!!!
> >>
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