Proud Canadian, eh

Learning a new language in Canada



Proud Canadian eh

ABC’s of Canadian grammar (Canadianese)

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In Canada, things are very honest. - Jim Pattison

Canada and space are a natural fit. - Marc Garneau

I look at Canada like a second home. - Prince Andrew

A riot is the language of the unheard. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

I grew up working in Canada so everything was low budget. - Ellen Page

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance. - Kim Campbell

Canada is not the party. Its the apartment above the party. - Craig Ferguson

We are all here for a spell; get all the good laughs you can. - Will Rogers

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. - Thomas Edison

There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting. - John Millington Synge

Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television. - William Gibson

If you call ham "Canadian bacon", what do you call bacon? - Michael Kelso

I've only been to these foreign countries: Canada, L.A. and Miami. - Larry the Cable Guy

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain

It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. - Mark Twain

Symptoms are the body's mother tongue; signs are in a foreign language. - John Brown

Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent. - Preston Manning

Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact. - Bertrand Russell

Three problems we have: lack of boundaries, insufficient language, incompletions. - Thomas Leonard

The most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed". - Dorothy Parker

As far as single payer, it works in Canada. It works incredibly well in Scotland. - Donald Trump

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the first word you thought of. - Burt Bacharach

Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity. - Marshall McLuhan

Canada is a good country to be from. It has a gentler slower pace - it lends perspective. - Paul Anka

I'm not a hockey fan, which is probably why I had to leave Canada in the first place. - Ryan Reynolds

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life, and as soon as I done it. I seen it. - Carl Sandburg

A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

I have a great, great company. I employ thousands of people. And I'm very proud of the job I did. - Donald Trump

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

The names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it's at its most powerful. - A.S. Byatt

Canada has given us John Candy and Martin Short and Bill Shatner and Lord knows how many other wonderful performers. - Jamie Farr

Morals are an acquirement - like music, like a foreign language, like piety, poker, paralysis - no man is born with them. - Mark Twain

He respects Owl, because you can't help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn't spell it right. - A. A. Milne

When we save the rain forest, the polar bear, and Al Gore, we should party so hard that Canada calls the cops on us for noise. - Paula Poundstone

When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, "Well, what do you need?" - Steven Wright

A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you. - C S Lewis


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19-Aug-2019