Canadian Eh?

AND THOSE SILLY YANKS SAY WE HAVE NOTHING UP HERE?

  So, What Do We  Canadians Have To Be Proud Of ?

1. Smarties

 
2. Crispy Crunch, Coffee Crisp

 
3. The size of our footballs fields, one less down, and bigger balls.

 
4. Baseball is Canadian – First game June 4, 1838 –    Ingersoll ,  ON

 
5. Lacrosse is Canadian

 
6. Hockey is Canadian

 
7. Basketball is Canadian

 
8. Apple pie is Canadian

 
9. Mr. Dress-up beats Mr. Rogers

 
10. Tim Hortons beats 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 .. We got bored because they ran away. Then, 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. 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.  

15. The only person who was arrested in our civil war was an American mercenary, he slept in and missed the whole thing. He showed up just in time to get caught.

 
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.

 
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.

20. We don’t marry our kin-folk.
 

21. We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, Velcro, zippers, insulin, penicillin, zambonis and the telephone. Also 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.

 
24. We have coloured money. 



 
25. Our beer advertisements kick ass {Incidently…so does our beer} 

                               BUT MOST IMPORTANT !
 

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.

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2 Comments

  1. Chris
    Posted April 24, 2009 at 12:28 pm | Permalink

    the first baseball game was actually in Beachville, but still canadian

  2. Anonymous
    Posted April 24, 2009 at 8:54 pm | Permalink

    Basketball is not Canadian. Invented in the US by an American citizen and played entirely by Americans. The fact that Naismith was born in Almonte does not make basketball a Canadian game.

    And many, many small-town Canadians marry their kin-folk (including the Woodstock Chief of Police).


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