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Old 10-07-2007, 12:04 PM   #11
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Canadian is British English...

we rock..
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Yeah forget about it.... Babies are not weighed in pounds and ounces anymore they are weighted in grams. and measurements are now done in CM not inches...

A huge change in 8 years

All the nurses looked at me funny when I asked how much Leland weighed they said 2304 grams i said pounds speak English lol ....
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Canadian is not British english. At least not in the way we say things anyhow. We have a british guy working for us and when he'* talking there are somethings he says when explaining something, that makes us all look at him weird and then tell him what it is called over here.
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it sure is , we got our words,,ect from them..

now i dont mean everything,, for example they call a truck a lorry,
and an elevator a lift.. but we are part of the British Commonwealth and have the Queen of England on our money.
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it sure is , we got our words,,ect from them..

now i dont mean everything,, for example they call a truck a lorry,
and an elevator a lift.. but we are part of the British Commonwealth and have the Queen of England on our money.

No queen on the ten $ bill I have in my wallet.


Or any of the Canadian Tire money I have in my glove box.
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But we are still apart of the British colony... Plain and simple.

And if you have ever had federal excise charge you would have to pay a penalty to the queen. Not that I have ever had one of them charges but know of a few people who have.
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So essentially...we're the advanced version of you. everything we have is new. everything you have is based on old standards and the british government.

its DEFENSE not DEFENCE and its COLOR not COLOUR muahahahah.

meh, ohh canada!
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So essentially...we're the advanced version of you. everything we have is new. everything you have is based on old standards and the british government.

its DEFENSE not DEFENCE and its COLOR not COLOUR muahahahah.

meh, ohh canada!
The US uses simplified English.

'Nuff said....

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So essentially...we're the advanced version of you. everything we have is new. everything you have is based on old standards and the british government.

its DEFENSE not DEFENCE and its COLOR not COLOUR muahahahah.

meh, ohh canada!
The US uses simplified English.

'Nuff said....

Cheers,
And don't forget what runs down hill. Basically your our toilet.. lmao
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So essentially...we're the advanced version of you. everything we have is new. everything you have is based on old standards and the british government.

its DEFENSE not DEFENCE and its COLOR not COLOUR muahahahah.

meh, ohh canada!

John you are educated right Spell Fence now spell Defence.
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