The Cornwall Free News is Proudly Canadian and Proudly Cornwallian! Are you? November 3, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Thanks to Rony from Shorteez for giving me a smile this morning after he sent this in.  The email suggests to pass it around so I thought I would via The Cornwall Free News – Proudly Canadian and Proudly Cornwallian!

So,
What do we Canadians

Have to be Proud of?

1. Smarties (not sold in the USA )


2. Crispy Crunch, Coffee Crisp

(not sold in the USA )


3. The size of our footballs fields, one less

down, and bigger balls.


4. Baseball is Canadian – 1st game

June 4, 1838 – Ingersoll, ON


5. Lacrosse is Canadian


6. Hockey is Canadian


7. Basketball is Canadian


8. Apple pie is Canadian


9. Mr. Dress-up beats Mr. Rogers


10. Tim Hortons beats Dunkin’ Donuts


11. In the war of 1812, started by America , Canadians pushed the Americans back past

their White House. Then we burned it, and

most of Washington …

We got bored because they ran away.

Then, we came home and partied…..

Go figure.




12. Canada has the largest French population

that never surrendered to Germany .


13. We have the largest English population

that never Ever surrendered or withdrew

during any war to anyoneanywhere.EVER!

(We got clobbered in the odd battle but

prevailed in ALL the wars)


14. Our civil war was fought in a bar and

lasted a little over an hour.


15. The only person who was arrested in our

civil war was an American mercenary, he

slept in and missed the whole thing.

He showed up just in time to get caught.


16. A Canadian invented Standard Time.


17. The Hudsons Bay Company once owned

over 10% of the earth’s surface and is still

around as the world’s oldest company.


18. The average dog sled team can kill and

devour a full grown human in under 3 minutes.
(That’s more information than I need!)


19. We know what to do with the parts

of a buffalo.


20. We don’t marry our kin-folk…


21. We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, Velcro,

zippers, insulin, penicillin, Pablum and the telephone.

Also short wave radios which save countless

lives each year.


22. We have ALL frozen our tongues to

something metal and lived to tell about it.


23. A Canadian invented Superman.


24. We have coloured money.


25. Our beer advertisements kick ass

(Incidently… so does our beer)

BUT MOST IMPORTANT !


The handles on our beer cases are big enough
to fit your hands in with mitts on.
Choose Cornwall


OOOoohhhhh….. Canada !!

Oh yeah… And our elections only take one day!

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