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Eaquae Legit
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You go for a walk in Chinatown, stop in at the Indian spice store, and pick up a lentil dinner which proudly proclaims on the box "Kosher Inspection Service India / Service d'inspection kasher Inde."

(It's also Halal, it seems.)

[ROFL]

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[Big Grin]
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If it hadn't been for the french, you could have been in Detroit too.
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Eaquae Legit
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Oh, and the English text has some translational errors. The French, as far as I can tell, has none.

And it was packaged in New Jersey.

The only thing that could make it more Canadian would be a Free Hockey Puck Inside!

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The Reader
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quote:
Originally posted by Eaquae Legit:
Oh, and the English text has some translational errors. The French, as far as I can tell, has none.

And it was packaged in New Jersey.

The only thing that could make it more Canadian would be a Free Hockey Puck Inside!

And a coupon for half-off Tim Hortons coffee.
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quidscribis
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Or Smarties!
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Which kind? Are they like the Smartees you get in the U.S. or the kind you get in Austrailia? One is I think similar to an M&M, the other is kind of like a small SweeTart but milder.
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Dunno. I haven't had Smarties from either the US or Australia.

Canadian Smarties, though, have a thin candy coating - much thinner than M&Ms - with chocolate on the inside.

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The US ones taste like a vile breeding between Sweet-Tarts and Tums.
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In Canada, those are sold under the brand name "Rockets."
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Oh yuck. US Smarties are Rockets? Really?
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twinky
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Yup. I actually kinda liked Rockets when I was little.
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I don't think I've ever had 'em. They don't sound familiar.
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Artemisia Tridentata
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Think little Sweet-Tarts (heavy on sweet, light on tart) concave, packed in a roll with a clear wrapper, pigtailed ends, about the size of a regular tootsie roll.
Ten to twelve pieces, chewed about ten minutes before an important examination, is guaranteed to improve performance!

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You know you are Canadian when you are pulled over for speeding in Tonopah NV any time in the months of November or April.
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You say "aboot"
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Put the tip of your tongue in the concave part of a smartie and leave it there until it disolves. Repeat three times, and you'll have a nice sore on the end of your tongue. Tell your mom you're sick, stay home from school, and play Nintendo all day.
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Put the tip of your tongue on a frozen metal post in winter.
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You use a garborator (sp?) rather than a garbage disposal.
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When people in the United States treat you like one of them, but you feel like you are in a foreign country.
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quote:
Originally posted by Occasional:
When people in the United States treat you like one of them, but you feel like you are in a foreign country.

And when I was in Canada, most Canadians treated me with unrelenting snobbishness because I made the mistake of telling them I was American. I mean, it's not like Canada and the US are THAT different...

[ January 31, 2007, 10:12 PM: Message edited by: Tara ]

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quote:
Originally posted by Occasional:
When people in the United States treat you like one of them, but you feel like you are in a foreign country.

And as an American, you know you are in Canada when you'd never guess you were in a foreign country if they didn't treat you like you weren't one of them.
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When you see elk or moose or caribou walking down main street...


When you have two plugs hanging out the front of your car and you have to plug in both at night to get the car started in the morning...

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I once entered Canada illegally. I was Walleye fishing on Lake Erie with my Dad, brothers, and Grandpa. Our boat was drifting along with many others, which is the best way to catch Walleye, I guess. Grandpa noticed on his GPS that we were very near the Ohio-Ontario border. We were ready to pack it up for the day, so he started the boat, crossed the border by about fifty feet, and headed back to our dock, twenty or twenty-five miles away.

So, I knew I was in Canada when the GPS said so. I didn't feel any different. It was also the only time I have ever left the good ol' US of A.

Edit: Wrong species of fish the first time.

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but you see, quid, we had that problem when I lived in Anchorage. On an air force base. With fences to keep things like that from happening.

So much for national security.

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Yeah, but Alaska's practically Canadian! [Razz]
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