Proud Canadian, eh

Learning a new language in Canada



Proud Canadian eh

ABC’s of Canadian grammar (Canadianese)

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A riot is the language of the unheard. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

The eyes have one language everywhere. - George Herbert

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

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb

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

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

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

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

All poetry is a reproduction of the tones of actual speech. - Robert Frost

Canada is not the party. Its the apartment above the party. - Craig Ferguson

I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. - Edith Sitwell

I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way. - Mark Twain

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

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

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

As far as single payer, it works in Canada. It works incredibly well in Scotland. - Donald Trump

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the first word you thought of. - Burt Bacharach

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

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

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

Why is America the last best hope of Earth? What if it's Liechtenstein? Or, worse, Canada? - Sarah Vowell

She is very proud to have won, and now she is in a very tough position. She is extremely brave. - Donald Trump

German is the most extravagantly ugly language - it sounds like someone using a sick bag on a 747. - Willy Rushton

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

I have a great, great company. I employ thousands of people. And I'm very proud of the job I did. - Donald Trump

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

Every boy needs a role model that he can be proud of and talk about to the other kids in the playground. - Athol Fugard

If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia. - Margaret Atwood

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

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

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

I have a maple leaf tattoo over my heart, quite literally, and my two favorite things on Earth are being in Canada and making movies. - Jay Baruchel

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

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

Advice from a tree:
- Stand tall and proud
- Go out on a limb
- Remember your roots
- Drink plenty of water
- Enjoy the view - Unknown


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