Proud Canadian, eh

Learning a new language in Canada



Proud Canadian eh

ABC’s of Canadian grammar (Canadianese)

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Canada was built on dead beavers. - Margaret Atwood

Canada and space are a natural fit. - Marc Garneau

I'm proud to be a railway modeler. - Rod Stewart

Dance is the hidden language of the soul. - Martha Graham

Canada's the best country in the world. - Justin Bieber

I get to go to overseas places, like Canada. - Britney Spears

I don't even know what street Canada is on. - Al Capone

A story is told as much by silence as by speech. - Susan Griffin

Synonym Bun: What a thesaurus eats for breakfast - Unknown

Free speech is a great idea, but we're in a war. - Lindsey Graham

Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world. - Jack Layton

A Canadian is sort of like an American, but without the gun. - Unknown

We are all here for a spell; get all the good laughs you can. - Will Rogers

Canada has never been a melting pot; more like a tossed salad. - Arnold Edinborough

I respect a man who knows how to spell a word more than one way. - Mark Twain

Retire? I can't spell the word. I'd play in a wheelchair. - Keith Richards

Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television. - William Gibson

You have to know a man awfully well in Canada to know his surname. - John Buchan

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats

For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity. - Sidney Altman

Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact. - Bertrand Russell

I came from Canada, where it's freezing cold for seven months out of the year. - Rachelle Lefevre

Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie

The first man to use abusive language instead of his fists was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud

South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated. - Honor Blackman

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. - Franklin P. Jones

Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials. - Mordecai Richler

I think every entrepreneur in Canada owes the next generation a road map of how to do it again. - Kevin O'Leary

I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this show will feature a lot of Irish dancing. - Michael Flatley

Every St. Patrick's Day every Irishman goes out to find another Irishman to make a speech to. - Unknown

I'm proud to be paying taxes. The only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money. - Arthur Godfrey

Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been. - Stephen Harper

Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. - Bob Rae

The longest word in the English language is the one following the phrase, "And now a word from our sponsor." - Hal Eaton

I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days. - Jon Stewart

My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent. - Tommy Douglas

If you're skinny and you can't play hockey in Canada, you aren't left with a lot of options. I was left with running. - Malcolm Gladwell

Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes. - Tommy Douglas

Heard about the young deaf boy who used sign language?
One day he told his mother a dirty joke and she washed his hands out with soap. - Red Skelton


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21-Oct-2019