What Do Canadians Have To Be Proud Of ?
Well, look at this list to start…
Crispy Crunch, Coffee Crisp, Mars Bars
The size of our football fields, and a game played with one less down and bigger balls
Baseball is Canadian – First game June 4, 1838 – Ingersoll , ON
Lacrosse is Canadian
Hockey is Canadian
Basketball is Canadian
Apple pie is Canadian
Mr. Dress-up beats Mr. Rogers (and Rusty beats Casey anyday)
Tim Hortons beats Dunkin’ Donuts
In the war of 1812, started by Americans, Canadians pushed the Americans back, past their ‘White House’. Then we burned it and most of Washington.
Canada has the largest French population that never surrendered to Germany.
We have the largest English population that never ever surrendered or withdrew during any war to anyone, anywhere. EVER.
Our civil war was fought in a bar and it lasted a little over an hour.
The only person who was arrested in our civil war was an American mercenary, who slept in and missed the whole thing…but showed up just in time to get caught.
A Canadian invented Standard Time.
The Hudson Bay Company once owned over 10% of the earth’s surface and is still around as the world’s oldest company.
The average dog sled team can kill and devour a full grown human in under 3 minutes.
We still know what to do with all the parts of a buffalo.
We don’t marry our kin-folk.
We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, Velcro, zippers, insulin, penicillin, zambonis, and telephones. And, short wave radios that save countless lives each year.
We ALL have frozen our tongues to something metal and lived to tell about it.
A Canadian invented Superman.
We have coloured money.
The handles on our beer cases are big enough to fit your hands with mitts on.