Proud to be Canadian….thanks Steph!

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.
(That’s more information than I need!)

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

20.
We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, Velcro, zippers, insulin, the paint
roller, roller skates, duct tape, the jolly-jumper, air conditioned
vehicles, the Zamboni, the barcode, the Blackberry and the telephone.
Also short wave radios that save countless lives each year.

 
21. 
The light bulb was actually invented by a Canadian (Henry Woodward
patented it in 1874). The patent was bought by some obscure American
named Edison who improved upon the design and took credit for inventing
it.

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

23. A Canadian invented Superman.

24. We have coloured money.

25. Our beer advertisements kick ass {Incidently…so does our beer}
 
BUT MOST IMPORTANT !

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

OOoohhhhh….   Canada !!

. Oh yeah… And our elections only take one day.

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