EH? (ay), n. [Colloq.] Canadian term for right?, okay?,
please, maybe, thank you, how about it?, don't you?.
Used after a statement or question. Said with spirit and
pride even to Americans and other visitors.
WHY DO CANADIANS SAY EH?
IT'S BETTER THEN SAYING HUH!
Hey, I'm not a lumberjack, or a Furtrader, and I don't live in an igloo, or eat blubber or own a dogsled. And I don't know
Jimmy, Sally or Suzy from Canada, although I'm certain they're really, really nice.
I have a prime minister... not a president, I speak English and French, not American and I pronounce it About, not A-boot.
I can proudly sew my country's flag on my backpack, I believe in peacekeeping, not policing, diversity not assimilation, and that
the beaver is a truly proud and noble animal.
A toque is a hat, a chesterfield is a couch, and it IS pronounced Zed, not
Canada is the 2nd largest land mass, the 1st nation of hockey, and the best
part of North America.
My name is dblonghauler.
Don't try this at home we are trained professionals
A Proud Canadian from White River Ontario
you only own three spices - salt, pepper and ketchup
you design your Holloween costumes to fint over snow suits
the mosquitoes have landing lights
the men are men, and so are the women
you have more miles on your snowblower then your car
you have 10 favourite recipes for moose meat
you thought Grumpy Old Men was a documentary
Canadian Tire on any Saturday is busier then the toy stores ath Christmas
you live in a house that has no front steps, yet the door is one metre above the ground
you've taken your kids trick or treating in a blizzard
driving is better in the winter because the potholes get filled with snow
you think everyone form the city has an accent
you think sexy lingerie is tube socks and a flannel nightie with 8 buttons
you owe more money on your snowmobile then your car
the local paper covers national and international headlines on 1/4 page but requires 6 pages for sports
at least twice a year the kitchen doubles as a meat processing plant
the most effective mosquito repellent is a shotgun
your snowblower gets stuck on the roof
you think the start of moose season is a national holiday
you head south to go to your cottage
you frequently clean grease off your barbecue so the bears won't prowl on your deck
you know which leaves make good toilet paper
the mayor greets you on the street by your first name
there is only one shopping plaza in town
the manicipality buys a zamboni before a bus
the major parish fundraiser isnt bingo its susage making
you find -40C a might chilly
the trunk of your car doubles as a deep freezer
you attended a formal event in your best clothes your finest jewelry and your sorels
you know the 4 seasons Winter, Still Winter, Not Winter, and almost Winter
you can play road hockey on skates
you can tell the difference between a chipmunk and a squirrel from 300 yards away
shoveling the driveway constitutes a great upper body workout
Your idea of a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor on the highway.
"Vacation" means going to Barrie for the weekend.
You measure distance in hours.
You know several people who have hit a deer more than once.
You often switch from "Heat" to "Air Conditioning" in the same day.
You use a down comforter in the summer.
Your grandparents drive at sixty-five miles per hour through thirteen feet of snow during a raging blizzard, without flinching.
You see people wearing hunting clothes at social events.
You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both doors unlocked.
You think of the major food groups as deer meat, fish, and berries.
You carry jumper cables in your car and your girlfriend knows how to use them.
There are seven empty cars running in the parking lot at the Canadian Tire Store at any given time.
You design your kid's Hallowe'en costume to fit over a snowsuit.
Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.
You think lingerie is tube socks and flannel pajamas.
You know all four seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter and construction
It takes you three hours to go to the store for one item even when you're in a rush because you have to stop and talk to everyone in town.
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