Some things for you to ponder

A reader sent this to me and I figured I should share it. To My American Readers please take note of number 11

So, What Do We  Canadians Have To Be Proud Of ? 
1. Smarties

2. Crispy Crunch, Coffee Crisp

3. The size of our footballs fields, one less down, and bigger balls.

4. Baseball is Canadian – First game June 4, 1838 –    Ingersoll, ON

5. Lacrosse is Canadian

6. Hockey is Canadian

7. Basketball is Canadian

8. Apple pie is Canadian

9. Mr. Dress-up beats Mr. Rogers

10. Tim Hortons beats Dunkin’ Donuts

11. In the war of 1812, started by America , Canadians pushed  the Americans back past their White House. Then we burned it, and most of Washington .. We got bored because they ran away. Then, we came home and partied…….. Go figure.

 12.  Canada has the largest French population that never surrendered to  Germany.

 13. We have the largest English population that never ever surrendered or withdrew during any war to anyone, anywhere. EVER. (We got clobbered in the odd battle but prevailed in ALL the wars)

14. Our civil war was fought in a bar and lasted a little over an hour.  

15. The only person who was arrested in our civil war was an American mercenary, he slept in and missed the whole thing. He showed up just in time to get caught.

16. A Canadian invented Standard Time.

17. The Hudsons Bay Company once owned over 10% of the earth’s surface and is still around as the world’s oldest company.

18. The average dog sled team can kill and devour a full grown human in under 3 minutes.

19.. We know what to do with the parts of a buffalo.

20. We don’t marry our kin-folk.

21. We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, Velcro, zippers, insulin, penicillin, garbage bags and the telephone. Also short wave radios that save countless lives each year.

22. We ALL have frozen our tongues to something metal and lived to tell about it.

 23. A Canadian invented Superman and Winnie the Pooh.

24. We have coloured money.

25. Our beer advertisements kick ass {Incidentally…so does our beer} 

                               BUT MOST IMPORTANT !
 

   The handles on our beer cases are big enough to fit your hands with mitts on.  

 

Remember to Support our Troops

Until Next Time
I remain

The Cranky Old Bastard