Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Signs you are Canadian

This list is a variation of the one found at the following link: http://www.wowzone.com/canadian.htm
  • The bulk of anything important is accomplished at Tim Hortons over a double-double.
  • You stand in 'line-ups' at the movie, not 'lines'.
  • You're not offended by the phrase 'homo milk'.
  • You understand the sentence, "Could you please pass me a serviette, I just spilled my poutine (donair, rappie pie, toutons with scrunchions, blueberry grunt, etc.)"
  • You eat chocolate bars instead of candy bars.
  • You drink pop, not soda.
  • You know what it means to be on pogey.
  • You can drink legally while still a teen.
  • 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 with good cigars and no Americans.
  • You can get milk in bags.
  • You know exactly what the phrase 'double-double' means.
  • People ask whether you'd like 'a coffee' rather than 'some coffee'.
  • 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 dismiss all beers under 6%.
  • You know that the Friendly Giant isn't a vegetable product line.
  • You know that Casey and Finnegan are not a Celtic musical group.
  • You participated in 'Participaction'.
  • You have an Inuit carving somewhere in your house.
  • You know the French equivalents of 'free', 'prize' and 'no sugar added', thanks to your extensive education in bilingual cereal packaging.
  • Even if you don't like hockey, you still have a favourite NHL team.
  • You can eat more than one maple sugar candy without feeling nauseous.
  • You know what a toque is.
  • You know what an inukshuk is.
  • You know Toronto is not a province (yet).
  • You know that back bacon and Kraft Dinner are a perfectly acceptable meal combination.

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