a canadian kind of thing

So this just happened today: Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. The committee had to leave a voicemail, cos she didn't answer her phone. And then Margaret Atwood tweeted, "Alice, come out from behind the tool shed and pick up the phone."
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the light dawns

I was just idly staring at a canister labelled: Baby Powder And noticed the slight difference in phrasing of the French below that: Poudre pour bébé Glad to get that cleared up after all these years. Thanks, French label!
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you can’t make this stuff up

I've finally picked my jaw back up off the floor and realigned it to the rest of my face after reading all about the trials and tribulations of Her Honour Lori Douglas of Manitoba. When all's said and done, the thought I'm left with is, if you can't trust your partner not to fuck you […]
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tracing one warm tangential line

The headline I saw was Fuel tanker runs aground in Northwest Passage . Back when I first moved to Canada, some of my friends felt that my education needed expanding, to put it mildly. When at the end of an evening of supper and merriment our guest Judy began singing Northwest Passage, and Nola joined […]
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canadian please!

A late but well worth waiting for Canada Day bit of fun...
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