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Discussion: More Canada

in: iansmith

Oct 27, 2017 2:59 AM # 

To further your Canadianization
Oct 27, 2017 4:23 AM # 
For random Canadiana, wait until he finds out about a Bunny-hug.
Oct 27, 2017 4:44 AM # 
I learned about the bunny-hug a few months ago. It turns out Manitoba Saskatchewan (one of those flyover provinces) is a strange place.

Thanks for the info, Kate! Surely this will help me continue on the path to enlightenment, eh?
Oct 27, 2017 5:03 AM # 
Pink Socks:
The more Canadian Ian becomes, the less of Tom Brady the rest of us get! So please keep enlightening!
Oct 27, 2017 7:55 AM # 
I think most Saskatchwanites will be highly offended if they hear you think the Bunny-hug comes from Manitoba.
Oct 27, 2017 12:30 PM # 
Maybe he'll start touting another New England quarterback legend who's also a Toronto Argonaut legend:!/fileImage/h...
Oct 27, 2017 12:35 PM # 
funny good one Mark. Argo and legend used in the same sentence.
Oct 27, 2017 2:00 PM # 
...more like anything from the CFL being described as legendary.

Is there a more insignificant (er...pointless) pro sports league in North America? Who grows up playing 3 down football??...all the Americans who make up the brunt of the league?

Odd little bit of Canadiana that CFL.

(Spoken like a proudly dispassionate Argo fan.)

Actually, all American football is terrible. I despise the NFL.
Oct 27, 2017 2:22 PM # 
Being from Ontario I had to Google bunnyhug.

W is correct.
Oct 27, 2017 3:46 PM # 
I'm becoming so Canadian that I might start to take a vague interest in ice hockey.
Oct 27, 2017 3:51 PM # 
Nah, pick curling instead.
Oct 27, 2017 4:09 PM # 
Well Ian, your home team is one top pairing defenceman away from a Stanley Cup.

Oct 27, 2017 5:19 PM # 
Given that there is only one Stanley cup, you can't do fun stuff like this:

Oct 27, 2017 5:40 PM # 
Using the term ice hockey and implying only having one Stanley Cup is a negative should be enough to get this guy deported.
Oct 28, 2017 12:07 AM # 
There's only one Presentation Cup (the effective Stanley Cup), in any case; and a new trophy is not made with each championship, as is done with the NBA, NFL, and non-sport MLB.
Oct 28, 2017 1:33 AM # 
Ice hockey, in contrast with hockey.

Oct 28, 2017 1:50 AM # 
No no no that’s field hockey. Ice hockey is just hockey.
Oct 28, 2017 4:10 AM # 
Note the names of their international federations, FIH and IIHF.
Oct 28, 2017 4:46 AM # 
Well yeah... but colloquially...
Oct 31, 2017 4:37 PM # 
Do they have quarterbacks in field hockey?
Nov 1, 2017 1:31 PM # 
There should be a Canadian Heritage Minute about Canadians getting annoyed by others using Ice Hockey.
Ian, it is crucial to watch as many of these as possible to get up to speed for when you hear "Doctor Doctor I smell burnt toast!"
Nov 1, 2017 11:39 PM # 
I think the heritage minutes and the video series “Canada: A People’s History” are the only times I feel a swell of patriotic pride. Great music / narrators.

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