[NTLK] Fwd: [re the next NewtCon] all about Canada

From: L.W. Brown <lwb_at_mac.com>
Date: Tue Sep 02 2008 - 13:03:11 EDT

Begin forwarded message:
some faq that may interest you if you're thinking of taking in the
Winter Games in 2010...

"The happy person often walks unshaken along the path that a thousand
unhappy people insist is wrong."

"Because Everyone in Canada Lives In An Igloo".

Now that Vancouver has won the chance to host the 2010 Winter
Olympics, these are some questions real people are asking.
These questions about Canada were actually posted on an International
Tourism Website.

Q: I have never seen it warm on Canadian TV, so how do the plants
grow? ( England )
A: We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around and watch
them die.

Q: Will I be able to see Polar Bears in the street? ( USA )
A: Depends on how much you've been drinking.

Q: I want to walk from Vancouver to Toronto -can I follow the Railroad
tracks? ( Sweden )
A: Sure, it's only Four thousand miles, take lots of water.

Q: Is it safe to run around in the bushes in Canada ? ( Sweden )
A: So it's true what they say about Swedes.

Q: Are there any ATM's (cash machines) in Canada ? Can you send me a
list of them in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and Halifax? ( England )
A: What, did your last slave die?

Q: Can you give me some information about hippo racing inCanada? (USA)
A: A-fri-ca is the big triangle shaped continent south of Europe - Ca-
na-da is that big country to your North...
        Oh forget it. Sure, the hippo racing is every Tuesday night in
Calgary. Come naked.

Q:Which direction is North in Canada? ( USA )
A: Face south and then turn 180 degrees Contact us when you get here
and we'll send the rest of the directions.

Q: Can I bring cutlery into Canada? ( England )
A: Why? Just use your fingers like we do .

Q: Can you send me the Vienna Boys' Choir schedule? ( USA )
A: Aus-tri-a is that quaint little country bordering Ger-man-y, which
        Oh forget it. Sure, the Vienna Boys Choir plays every Tuesday night
in Vancouver and in Calgary, straight after the hippo races. Come naked.

Q: Do you have perfume in Canada? ( Germany )
A: No - WE don't stink.

Q: I have developed a new product that is the fountain of youth. Where
can I sell it in Canada? ( USA )
A: Anywhere significant numbers of Americans gather.

Q: Can you tell me the regions in British Columbia where the female
population is smaller than the male population? ( Italy )
A: Yes, gay nightclubs ..

Q: Do you celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada? ( USA )
A: Only at Thanksgiving.

Q: Are there supermarkets in Toronto and is milk available all year
round? ( Germany )
A: No, we are a peaceful civilization of Vegan hunter/gathers. Milk is

Q: I have a question about a famous animal in Canada , but I forget
its name. It's a kind of big horse with horns. ( USA )
A: It's called a Moose. They are tall and very violent, eating the
brains of anyone walking close to them. You can scare them off by
spraying yourself with human urine before you go out walking.

Q: Will I be able to speak English most places I go? ( USA )
A: Yes, but you will have to learn it first.

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