Proud Canadian, eh

Learning a new language in Canada



Proud Canadian eh

ABC’s of Canadian grammar (Canadianese)

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I am very proud to be Irish. - Philip Treacy

Scotland is the Canada of England. - Rainn Wilson

Speech is silver; silence is golden. - Thomas Carlyle

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

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

Poetry is what gets lost in translation. - Robert Frost

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. - Frank Lloyd Wright

Discretion in speech is more than eloquence. - Francis Bacon

I am very, very proud to say that I am pro-life. - Donald Trump

Ratify: To use a spell and turn a person into a rodent - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Canada has always been there to help people who need it. - Justin Trudeau

A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech. - Plutarch

You don't have good grammar when you type with your fists. - C.F. Payne

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

Changes in language often reflect the changing values of a culture. - Ravi Zacharias

I've only been to these foreign countries: Canada, L.A. and Miami. - Larry the Cable Guy

A bore is one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation. - Benjamin Desraeli

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

When God created the world, he didn't draw a line between Canada and America. - Marianne Williamson

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

Speak when you're angry and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret. - L.J. Peter

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. - Jimmy Durante

At no time is freedom of speech more precious than when a man hits his thumb with a hammer. - Marshall Lumsden

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life, and as soon as I done it. I seen it. - Carl Sandburg

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Grammar, which knows how to lord it over kings, and with high hands makes them obey its laws. - Moliere

In the places I go there are things that I see that I never could spell if I stopped with the Z. - Dr. Seuss

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, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence. - Aeschylus

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

I have great, fond memories of Canada. I feel that one day my bones will more than likely end up there. - Aden Young

Canada has given us John Candy and Martin Short and Bill Shatner and Lord knows how many other wonderful performers. - Jamie Farr

Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown

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

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

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage. - Jack Welch

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

Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn't mean anything else. - C S Lewis


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27-Oct-2020