30 Problems Only Canadian People Will Understand. #11 Is So Accurate It Hurts.
12th August 2014
1. People asking you to say Ďaboot Ď for them.
2. Having roads in our potholes.
3. Accidentally setting your keyboard to French and not realizing for the longest time.
4. When I Travel Abroad, Locals Think Iím American.
5. When I Type '?,' It Comes Out As '…'
6. Constantly getting duds when itís roll up the rim season.
7. Uses Canadian Spelling... Gets Corrected By U.S. Spell-Checker.
8. Asks For A Double-Double... U.S. Cashier Doesn't Understand.
9. Paid $1.98 Charge With A Toonie... Got No Change.
10. Shipping with the US: free. Shipping internationally: 3 BILLION DOLLARS.
11. Panicking at the scent of burnt toast.
12. Just Got Netflix... U.S. Selection Is WAY Better.
13. If you pronounce the second 't' in Toronto, you obviously don't live in Toronto.
14. Tim Horton's withdrawel while abroad.
15. Wearing heavy-duty winter boots to school and looking like a hoser all day.
16. 3 second milk ads that leave you wondering what just happened.
17. Being asked if you ski to work.
18. Your international friends and family visit the other side of Canada but still expect to see you.
19. Wildly overestimating the price with tax, just to be safe.
20. Travelling to England means that half of your luggage is filled with plug adapters.
21. Ooh, 15 cents. That's really helpful Canadian Tire.
22. "I have a friend named ______ in Vancouver, do you know them?"
23. Salt stains on everything in the winter.
24. Fahrenheit is a confusing and impenetrable mystery.
25. Need to fake an American zip code because there isnít a postal code box.
26. "And remember class, it must be by a Canadian."
27. The air hurts my face. Why am I living where the air hurts my face.
28. Having to take your mitts off in the winter to text someone back.
29. "What's your background?" I'm Canadian. "no, before that."
30. The calories in poutine. Seriously, the stuff tastes like heaven.
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing." -- William James