Signs you might be a….. Canadian!

– You understand the phrase, “Could you pass me a serviette, I just
dropped my poutine on the chesterfield.”
– You eat chocolate bars, not candy bars.
– You drink Pop, not Soda.
– You know that a Mickey and a 2-4 (twofour) mean, “Party at the camp, eh!!!”
– You know that a pike is a type of fish, not part of a highway.
– You drive on a highway, not a freeway.
– You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.
– You know that Casey and Finnegan were not part of a Celtic musical group.
– You get excited whenever an American television show mentions Canada.
– You brag to Americans that; Shania Twain, Jim Carrey, Celine Dion & Mike Myers are Canadians.
– You know what a toque is.
– You design your Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
– You know that the last letter of the English alphabet is always
pronounced “Zed”.
– Your local newspaper covers the national news on 2 pages, but requires 6 pages for hockey.
– You know that the four seasons mean: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road work.
– You know that when it’s 25 degrees outside, it’s a warm day.
– You know how to pronounce and spell “Saskatchewan”.
– You perk up when you hear the theme song from ‘Hockey Night in Canada’.
– “Eh?” is a very important part of your vocabulary, and is more polite than, “Huh?”
Got any others you can add??


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  1. That was funny. I didn’t understand one single word of it, but I was giggling… LOL! I need to come visit lovely Canada.

  2. funny! I’m sending this to my friend! I am Minnesotan at heart, not Canadian, so I got some – pop, not soda . . . but you lost me with a toque.

  3. ok I could say some things but I am not sure if our American friends would like us anymore eh?! hehee

    we definitely produce the best comedians!

  4. Eh! great post! Eh
    I think I’m Canadian Eh! But maybe not anymore cause I’m born in Quebec Eh! A nation within a nation Eh. Only Canajans would think of dat EH!

  5. Love the list! I’ve heard some of those before and they make me laugh everytime I hear them.

  6. Ok, I’m definitely not anything close to being Canadian. I didn’t get any of that! 😉 And it was 80 degrees here yesterday on December 17. It’s just wrong, I tell you, for it to be in the 80s the week before Christmas!!!

    Enjoy the snow for those of us in the south U.S.

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