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    This is why Canadians are so tough ...

    A radio call-in show listener does a great job of describing what it's like to live through a winter in my home province.

    Saskatchewan winter too much for one CBC Radio listener - Saskatchewan - CBC News

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    winter sucks....canada or not.
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    I am a Canadian too . The weather in Saskatchewan is nothing compare to Buffalo , NY . 8 feet of snow in 2 days .

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    I'd take ten feet of snow and flooding once or twice in a lifetime as opposed to a lifetime of -20C with howling wind.

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    And other Saskabush natives handle things differently.
    How to Bike in Deep Winter - Momentum Mag
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    "It's the ahole of the world and we have to PAY to live here!"
    I know next to nothing. I am frequently wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mconlonx View Post
    "It's the ahole of the world and we have to PAY to live here!"
    Then what's that make maine?
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    At least Maine has lobstah.
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    I just wish they would quit sneaking over our southern border taking all of our low paying jobs as college professors and engineering professionals.
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    Don't forget your booties 'cause it's cooooold out there today.

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    but what makes Canadians so nice?
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
    but what makes Canadians so nice?
    Maple Syrup ... makes us sweet

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    Quote Originally Posted by mconlonx View Post
    "It's the ahole of the world and we have to PAY to live here!"
    I just howled listening to this guy. It was obviously unscripted, and from the heart ... what was left of it LOL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Then what's that make maine?
    A hair better than Sasquatchistan. Besides, I live on the coast -- The County got 2' of snow; we got rain.

    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    At least Maine has lobstah.
    Unfortunately, I do not eat the flesh of the water bug.

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    I just howled listening to this guy. It was obviously unscripted...
    Funniest thing I've heard in a while. I have to think that perhaps he rehearsed it to friends in a bar at some point...
    I know next to nothing. I am frequently wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mapeiboy View Post
    I am a Canadian too . The weather in Saskatchewan is nothing compare to Buffalo , NY . 8 feet of snow in 2 days .
    So where in Canada did you live before you emigrated to Toronto ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
    but what makes Canadians so nice?
    You have seen our flag haven't you ?


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    Conversely... you don't want to get between little Canadian grannies and sales at the shopping market.

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    i hope are next president is man enough to go to war with canada or at least make em take back justine beiber

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    Dude on the message finally snapped. I can't blame him and I laughed my head off!


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    Quote Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
    but what makes Canadians so nice?
    Yeah, sometimes we are so nice it's sickening.
    Check out what happened at the Air Canada Center when the microphone failed during the singing of the American anthem

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    The Guess Who - Running Back to Saskatoon: The Guess Who - Running Back to Saskatoon - YouTube

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    re. the crowd singing the USA anthem: couldn't ask for better neighbors.

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