Signs You May be Canadian...

  • You stand in "line-ups" at the movie, not lines.
  • You're not offended by the term "Homo Milk"
  • You understand the phrase, "Could you please pass me a serviette, I just spilled my poutine on the couch".
  • You eat chocolate bars instead of candy bars.
  • You drink pop, not soda.
  • You know what it means to be on pogey.
  • You take out the garbage, not the trash.
  • You know that a mickey and a 2-4 means "Party!"
  • You can drink legally while still a teen.
  • You know that francophones, anglophones and allophones are not electronic devices.
  • You talk about the weather with strangers and friends alike.
  • You don't know or care about the fuss with Cuba, it's just a cheap place to travel to and has good cigars.
  • You're not sure if the leader of our nation has EVER had sex and don't want to know if he has!
  • You get milk in bags as well as cartons and plastic jugs.
  • Pike is a type of fish, not some part of a highway.
  • You drive on a highway, not a freeway.
  • You know what a Robertson screwdriver is.
  • You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.
  • You know that Thrills are something to chew and "taste like soap".
  • You know that Mounties "don't always look like that".
  • 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 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".
  • 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. ... also Alex Trebec, David Foley, Matthew Perry, Pamela Anderson, etc., etc.
  • You are in grade 12, not the 12th grade.
  • "Eh?" is a very important part of your vocabulary, and is more polite than, "Huh?"

Comments

R. Jacob said…
.....reaching for my Canadian dictionary.

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