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Here’s What Happened When People Tried To Name One Thing About Canada

“Mosquitoy as fuck.”

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"People not from Canada, can you name one thing you know about Canada?" asked Keith de Silvia Legault, aka BadCustomerService, on Reddit.

Via reddit.com

"I'm always curious about what other countries think of Canada and I've learned that people know nearly nothing about us," de Silvia Legault told BuzzFeed Canada.

Here are the best responses.

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2. "Mounties ride moose and get their powers from maple syrup." (Jedi4Hire)

@madvixen1983 @campbellru24 @NemoNewfie Answer your question?

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7. One person (Nomsfud) submitted a lovely poem:

You have beautiful forests and national parks and lakes.

You really are die hard for hockey.

Not all of you are like the Trailer Park Boys.

But all of you do say 'eh'

You love poutine.

You're usually all very nice, humble people

10. De Silvia Legault compiled all of the answers related to places in Canada into a single map.

Keith de Silvia Legault

British Columbia — "Has good weed apparently."

Alberta — "Way too cool."

Saskatchewan —"Home of the bunny-hug."

Manitoba — "Home of Louis Riel and The Metis."

Ontario — "Place where Toronto is."

Quebec — "Land of assholes."

New Brunswick — Loyalist."

Nova Scotia — "Land."

Newfoundland and Labrador — "Garagesale Land."

Prince Edward Island — "Has red soil."

Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon — "REALLY COLD."

Greenland — "PLACE THAT IS EVEN COLDER."

Alaska — "People a bit more like Canadians but also have scary guns."

USA — "People with scary guns."

11. "I know that Canadians muscle the fuck out of the balls when they shoot pool. To their credit, they are deadly accurate and precise, but where is the finesse, eh ? I'm talking the soft gentle stroke. It has its place at the table." (SomeDudeInAK)

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13. "I don't know the biological basis for this working, but their heads come completely apart in the middle. The top half of their head can just float above the base." (Rhodle114)

Keith de Silvia Legault / Via imgur.com

Another person said, "Your most famous cultural export is Terrance and Phillip."

Others, however, expected to see more jokes along these lines. "I came here expecting to see all sorts of South park jokes. Moderately disappointed, and slightly impressed."

14. "I was once told that in parts of Canada people primarily live underground because its so cold. Is that true or was it just bs?" (azdbat33)

It's bs, dude.

15. "Some people take maple syrup and pour it on the snow, wait til it gets slushy-ish, and roll it onto a wooden stick. they at it like popsicles kinda." (kiranrayne1)

16. THIS for sure: "They are obsessed with what other countries think of them." (DogCatWhiskey)

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