Proud Canadian, eh

Learning a new language in Canada



Proud Canadian eh

ABC’s of Canadian grammar (Canadianese)

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What's another word for thesaurus? - Steven Wright

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

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

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

Good sayings are like pearls strung together. - Chinese Proverb

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. - Xenocrates

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. - Martin Fraquhar Tupper

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

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

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

I grew up working in Canada so everything was low budget. - Ellen Page

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

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

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

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

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

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

Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent. - Preston Manning

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

Actions, looks, words and steps form the alphabet by which you may spell character. - Johann Kasper Lavater

I'm kinda disapointed that Canada isn't like the South Park movie said it was. - Joel Madden

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

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

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

I love working in Canada. The ovation is great. It makes me feel like I'm the top dog. - Owen Hart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The wise man is but a clever infant, spelling letters from a hieroglyphical prophetic book, the lexicon of which lies in eternity. - Thomas Carlyle

Look out how you use proud words. When you let proud words go, it is not easy to call them back. They wear long boots, hard boots. - Carl Sandburg

No matter how bad things are, they can always be worse. So what if my stroke left me with a speech impediment? Moses had one, and he did all right. - Kirk Douglas

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you. - C S Lewis


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