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Hey EJC, let's talk about American vs Canadian (nm)(6 posts)

Hey EJC, let's talk about American vs Canadian (nm)Dave Hickey
Jul 10, 2002 9:14 AM
Speaking of our neighbors to the north, did you hear how CanadaAllisonHayes
Jul 10, 2002 5:32 PM
got its name?

Seems they tossed all the letters from a Scrabble game in a hat and said that whatever letters they pull out will be the name of the new northern country.

First letter: C eh
Next letter: N eh
Next letter: D eh

I am sure EJC can appreciate the humor, eh? :)
Maybe EJC can, I don't! nmOutWest
Jul 10, 2002 9:48 PM
aah, and it was told to me by a Canadian tooAllisonHayes
Jul 11, 2002 4:01 AM
but, now that I think about it, he was from Montreal. Maybe he was being unkind to his brethren???

So, when does the civil war begin?
Oh, well, that figures. Those Easteners, eh?OutWest
Jul 11, 2002 5:23 PM
We Canadians are far too reserved to start a civil war, we will leave that to the Americans ;-)
I admit I get a little touchy when it comes to jokes about my country, it comes from watching our federal government exhibit the combined attributes of an ostrich and a turkey. I am proud to be a Cnadian at a time when our government seems to be ashamed to be so. Also, I had to really think about making the joke above for fear of getting slammed by American patriots. Its not a two way street if you know what I mean.
Hey, you live in my most favorite place in the worldAllisonHayes
Jul 11, 2002 6:30 PM
Vancouver. I am not going to slam anyone from BC.