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Old 07-12-2004, 09:42 PM   #1
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well Jim this be my list of 10 things:

1.) Canada starts with a C
2.) Canada has 6 letters
3.) Canada it in the America'*
4.) Canada is north of the USA
5.) Canada is larger then the USA
6.) Canada has less people then the USA
7.) Canada'* capital is Ottawa, Ontario
8.) Canada has a Parliament
9.) Canada'* national colors are red and white
10.) Jim lives in Canada

ok so I wasnt being to serious with all of them but hey, you never said they had to be serious, nor did I ever learn much about Canada in school other then where it was on a map. Jim is there extra credit for more facts?
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LMAO..ya thats ten things alright...now try something

2 geographic items
2 Political items *edited*
2 Historic items
2 Economic items
2 various items of Canadiana (ie we call couches chesterfields or how we pronounce ZEE as ZED or beer or something else stereotypical but essentially true)

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what is Polictical items ??? Are you referring to political items??? j/k
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Fixed!

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I can get some of these (and I swear, this is from just me, no helpful google)-

Geographical: ummm...can't think of much. Canada is a huge country, with the United States to the south, the Pacific to the west, the Alantic to the east...yada yada.
Political: Canada'* government consists of a Prime Minister and a Parliment...therefore I'm guessing it'* a parlimentarly government (some how that seems obvious ).
Historical: Here goes some pre-1865 stuff...Canada was first discovered (granted there were people already there) by the Vikings who created a settlement which a was abandoned. Later it was settled as the French traveled down the St. Lawerance River, first Quebec then Montreal. The French settlers, all who were French Catholic, inhabated the land which was known as New France. The English later laid claim to Canada via the Hudson Bay Company and they offically had rights to it by way of the Treaty of Paris (the first one, I think). The French did keep control of fishing lands of Nova Scotia. During the years before the American Revolution, the English mantained control of Canada but allowed it to be ruled by the remaining French Catholic population.
Economic: umm..no clue.
Etc: Canadians like to add strange u'* to words, such as colour. And spell theater as theatre...strange .

So there Jim (you asked for it ). :P
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8 of 10...nicely done, but you get bonus points to sub in for the economic omission based on your extensive historical data!
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*takes a bow* Yeah, I know I'm awesome like that! :P
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2 geographic items
North of me, south of the north pole.
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2 Political items *edited*
somebody runs it, it'* not dubya.
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2 Historic items
it was founded. the founder probably died.
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2 Economic items
you have funny money. your dollar isn't worth mine.
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2 various items of Canadiana (ie we call couches chesterfields or how we pronounce ZEE as ZED or beer or something else stereotypical but essentially true)
your beer may be better (not like that'* an acomplishment), hockey is king (what else is there to do in canada?)


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0 fer...

Seriously tho...try
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ZED? Cmon that'* the whole world but the US. Anyone who watches car shows from other countries knows that!
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