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Old Apr 9th 2005, 5:20 am
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Originally Posted by Happydayz
oh oh....Ive just read every post to this thread only to learn dispite my living in the uk for the past 23 years I have lost very little of my canadianess!!! so my hubby has just pointed out..... I guess I will slip right back into the lingo eh?
scarey innit? I was just thinking the same - even down to the being here 23 years!
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OK, explain this one to a 4 year old ...

stay on the pavement in UK ... stay OFF the pavement in Canada.

Then there's park on the DRIVEway and drive on the PARKway??? Whaaaaaat?

You know it's too long when ... there's no question about stopping at the upcoming Tim's, the van just takes you there!

Oh, and bad guys vs baddies!

Must be more yet - anyone writing a book?
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Old Apr 10th 2005, 12:06 am
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Originally Posted by Immigrant
OK, explain this one to a 4 year old ...




You know it's too long when ... there's no question about stopping at the upcoming Tim's, the van just takes you there!

Oh, and bad guys vs baddies!

Must be more yet - anyone writing a book?
Rob
"stay on the pavement in UK ... stay OFF the pavement in Canada"
Is there such a word as "pavement" in Canada?

"Then there's park on the DRIVEway and drive on the PARKway??? Whaaaaaat?"
British kids have never heard of "parkway" driveway is the space where you park your car infront of your house, everyone knows that.
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Old Apr 10th 2005, 12:31 am
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Originally Posted by andy_sheila
Is there such a word as "pavement" in Canada?
I don't know who is posing the question, the Canadian half of andy_sheila or the British half. I can't speak for the whole of Canada. In Alberta, people use "pavement" to refer to the part of the road that is paved / sealed / tarred.
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Old Apr 10th 2005, 6:00 am
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Originally Posted by Judy in Calgary
I don't know who is posing the question, the Canadian half of andy_sheila or the British half. I can't speak for the whole of Canada. In Alberta, people use "pavement" to refer to the part of the road that is paved / sealed / tarred.
Thanks Judy, It's Andy the English half. I thought it was just sidewalk and road but now i know better. Thanks again
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What a fab thread!!! Thanks!!! It's certainly cheered me up!
Scott and I are stressed at the moment as we're selling now that we received our PP back this week.

... and I can't remember who mentioned "allll righty!!!" ... but I KNOW what you mean. Scott's rellies say it in a total dead pan tone, and I can NEVER tell if they're being sincere or sarcastic.

Here's to a long hot summer in Canada!!!

Cheers folks!

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Old Apr 11th 2005, 10:37 am
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What a fab thread!!! Thanks!!! It's certainly cheered me up!
Scott and I are stressed at the moment as we're selling now that we received our PP back this week.

... and I can't remember who mentioned "allll righty!!!" ... but I KNOW what you mean. Scott's rellies say it in a total dead pan tone, and I can NEVER tell if they're being sincere or sarcastic.

Here's to a long hot summer in Canada!!!

Cheers folks!

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I AM GLAD THE THREAD CHEERED YOU UP AS THERE ARE SO MANY NEGATIVE VIBES OUT THERE.

KEEP IT UP GUYS!

MORE FUNNY STORIES PLEASE!
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..............put pancakes covered in sweet syrup on the same plate as eggs, bacon and sausages!
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When.....Large Bottoms..don't seem that big any more. ......................Sorry

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Originally Posted by frankieforehead
When.....Large Bottoms..don't seem that big any more. ......................Sorry
how true this is!
i have one of those!.... And out here it is really fashionable. People are even paying to have them made bigger.
Yippeeeeeeeee!

does my bum look big in this?
oh good! as it saved me alot of money...... HEHE!
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Originally Posted by babyblue
how true this is!
i have one of those!.... And out here it is really fashionable. People are even paying to have them made bigger.
Yippeeeeeeeee!

does my bum look big in this?
oh good! as it saved me alot of money...... HEHE!
LOL
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Just thought i would start a light hearted thread to have some fun.

I have noticed in the past 18 months i have really adapted to my peers. I find myself saying EH! all the time after every speach or question.
i also find myself saying "your welcome" more and more.

what do you find yourself doing or saying?
In a restaraunt you pay the check with a bill instead of paying the bill with a cheque!
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you laugh out loud to The Red Green Show - duct tape and all

(still hate Canadian Air Farce - sorry)
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you laugh out loud to The Red Green Show - duct tape and all

(still hate Canadian Air Farce - sorry)
Where is guelph?
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I was asked if I wanted a 'sub'
I then found out that it was something you eat!!!
My 4 year old is already saying ' you guys '
great thread!!!
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