. . .
C1 “Taking pot shots at the Americans sneaking over the border seems so . . . unCanadian.”
C2 “And yet so American, eh.”
. . .
C1 “For years, my neighbors warned that America was percolating, festering and roiling. The melting pot was a boiling pot. A civil war is so like them, so American. I am surprised the wankers in Ottawa anticipated that so many refugees would flood our borders.”
C2 “I told my MP the idea was daft. I opposed the bill for so long. The American’s stubborn refusal to pay for the Wall was appalling. Yet in the end building The Great Wall of Canada was as inevitable as the American Civil War II that necessitated it.”
C1 “When I calculated that five percent of the Americans were likely to become war refugees, I concluded that we could not accommodate sixteen million of them. I capitulated and agree that we had to build the bloody bugger.”
C2 “We could overcome the language barrier, yet so few of them bring any useful skills to bring to the table.”
C1 “Or even table manners.”
. . .
[C1 = Canadian 1; . . . ]
[Mary Tyler Moore 1936 – 2017]
[See the article in the “Burrad Street Journal” titled “Canada Declares State Of Emergency As Millions Of Americans Attempt Border Crossing.”]
[See the e-commentary at “Black, Yellow, White, Brown, Red and Green: An E-ssayer on Immigration (March 28, 2005).”]
Bumper stickers of the week:
A people who describe their primary currency as the “Loonie” cannot be all bad.
How can you tell the American kids from the Canadian kids backpacking in Europe? The American kids have a 5 by 7 inch Canadian flag sewn on their backpacks whereas the Canadian kids have a 3 by 5 inch Canadian flag sewn on their backpacks.
The Great Wall of Canada is right up there with the Beaver. Thirty years ago, the DHC-2 Beaver was selected as one of the top 10 Canadian engineering achievements of the past century for its engineering, social and economic impact around the world.
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