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English shoppers need magnifying glass in Dieppe New Brunswick

The law in Dieppe and Moncton (New Brunswick, Canada) clearly states that on all signs showing on all properties, French must be on the top, to the left or centre and clearly larger than the English translation. Toyota used to have a huge billboard on Moncton City property for which they paid the city over $3,000 per month. The city demanded Toyota change the sign to make it comply. Toyota refused, and removed their sign - depriving the city of the monthly rent.

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Tantamount: Riding a French Aunt - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Canada and space are a natural fit. - Marc Garneau

English Wrestling Champion: A lord of the ring - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

The English never draw a line without blurring it. - Winston Churchill

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley

Harlez Vous Francais?: Can you drive a French motorcycle? - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The English winter - ending in July, to recommence in August. - Lord Byron

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

If you're a good numbers person, you're a bad language person. - Frank Luntz

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

I used to go missing a lot... Miss Canada, Miss United Kingdom, Miss World. - George Best

Civilization - a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures. - Malcolm Muggeridge

I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine. - Peter Ustinov

There's nothing like an English weirdo. We have the best nutters in the world. - Sharon Osbourne

Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fried. That and caviar. - Cameron Diaz

The funniest line in English is "Get it?" When you say that, everyone chortles. - Garrison Keillor

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

Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law. - Stockwell Day

Canadian hockey fans... They boo me every time I go anywhere. Because I play for Team USA. - Brett Hull

Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada. - Paul Prudhomme

Human language appears to be a unique phenomenon, without significant analogue in the animal world. - Noam Chomsky

Trudeau's contribution was not to build Canada but to destroy it, and I had to come in and save it. - Brian Mulroney

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. - Robert Frost

Violence of language leads to violence of action. Angry men seldom fight if their tongues do not lead the fray. - Charles V Roman

No bum that can't speak poifect English oughta stay in this country - oughta be de-exported the hell outta here! - Archie Bunker

I love Canada. It makes a nice hat for America. When America runs out of water, it's the first place I'll go. - Ryan Reynolds

The nice thing about being detained in Canada is it's like being in a Days Inn; it's very clean and very nice. - Bill Ayers

If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson

I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance. - Steven Wright

The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited. - Alan Kay

Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G Ingersoll

Englishmen learn Christ's law best in English. Moses heard God's law in his own tongue; so did Christ's apostles. - John Wycliffe

When we save the rain forest, the polar bear, and Al Gore, we should party so hard that Canada calls the cops on us for noise. - Paula Poundstone

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, "Well, what do you need?" - Steven Wright

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

Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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