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A Canadian Standoff [Pic]

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A Canadian Standoff [Pic]. Sort of like a Mexican Standoff, but a lot less exciting.
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Linkenberger
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1166 Posts
Thursday, November 29, 2012 6:56:28 PM
Everywhere in Quebec other than Montreal is full of people who will string you up like a bagel if you don't speak french.

Other than that we`re all just pleased as punch to be mentioned by you famous `Murican folk.

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 13739 Posts
Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:03:03 AM
@patchgrabber

Oh ya that is very true I forgot about Quebec. Very clean though probably cause they bring the sweepers out every night.

robthelurker
Male, 18-29, Canada
 2394 Posts
Thursday, November 29, 2012 12:51:22 AM
yeah, we're polite, to a certain degree. just dont ever f*ck with our beer.

FoolsPrussia
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3402 Posts
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:49:37 PM
'Many Canadians, particularly in Ontario, do pronounce it like "a-boat" but I`ve never in my life heard anyone say "a-boot" without saying it as a joke.`

My guess is that it started with "a-boat," which is pretty common from my experience, and somewhere along the lines, Americans changed the joke to "aboot," in some sort of cultural game of telephone.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 27131 Posts
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:14:06 PM
I knew a Newfoundlander who'd say "aboot" now and then. Usually if he was excited about something and talking really fast... it would kinda slip out.

@patchouly is correct: There`s worse things than being know throughout the world as "really polite"...

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