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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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The French: Germans with good food. - Fran Lebowitz

The eyes have one language everywhere. - George Herbert

Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors. - Alice Walker

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

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

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

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

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

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. - Martin Buber

In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn. - Mordecai Richler

If you call ham "Canadian bacon", what do you call bacon? - Michael Kelso

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

I saw a notice which said "Drink Canada Dry" and I've just started. - Brendan Behan

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

To God I speak Spanish, to women Italian, to men French, and to my horse - German. - Emperor Charles V

We really have everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language. - Oscar Wilde

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 a good country to be from. It has a gentler slower pace - it lends perspective. - Paul Anka

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

We don't come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves. - Prince Philip

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

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

Never doubt the courage of the French. They were the ones who discovered that snails are edible. - Doug Larson

Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. - Unknown

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

If you find yourself saying, "But I can't speak English...", try adding the word "... yet". - Jane Revell

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. - Oscar Wilde

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

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

I went to a fancy French restaurant called "Deja Vu." The headwaiter said, "Don't I know you?" - 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

In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations - it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir. - Stuart Keate

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

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

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

It is Ireland's sacred duty to send over, every few years, a playwright to save the English theatre from inarticulate glumness. - Kenneth Tynan

The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm; resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking. - Deepak Chopra

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


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07-Jul-2020