My Absent Mind posted this:
So, What Do Canadians Have To Be Proud Of ?
1. Smarties(the real ones, with chocolate!)
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, 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. EVER.
14. Our civil war was fought in a bar and it 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. 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.
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.
24. We have coloured money.
25. Our beer advertisements kick ass
BUT MOST IMPORTANT!
24. The handles on our beer cases are big enough to fit your hands with mitts on. OOOoohhhhh Canada !!
25. And we don’t bomb our allies. Oh yeah… And our elections only take one day.
Pass this on if you are proud to be Canadian!!!
I AM CANADIAN!!!