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21 Questions Canadians Need Americans To Answer Immediately

What's going on down there?

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We may be neighbours, but Canadians have a few questions about what exactly is going on south of the border:

1. First up: why does your iced tea taste like that?

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No sugar = bitter, cold tea. Yum.

2. Why do you call this "Canadian Bacon"?

We don't claim ownership. It's Peameal Bacon.
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We don't claim ownership. It's Peameal Bacon.

3. Why do you keep In-N-Out Burger all to yourselves?

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The neighbours that share together stay together. And we let you in on the awesomeness of Tim Hortons...

4. Is this standard home decor?

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5. Is everything really bigger in Texas?

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6. Why is your national anthem so hard to sing?

This just looks painful.
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This just looks painful.

7. Why do you chicken-fry steak?

Your beef has some crusty stuff on it.
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Your beef has some crusty stuff on it.

THIS is steak.

AAA Alberta Beef, baby.
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AAA Alberta Beef, baby.

8. Why is this kind of thing encouraged on reality TV shows?

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This isn't exactly exemplary behaviour.

9. How did you guys get the coolest President of all time?

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You might think the "Leader Of The Free World" would be too busy to have a lighthearted chuckle at himself. You'd be wrong.

10. Why do you stage Civil War re-enactments?

Is it part of the healing process?
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Is it part of the healing process?

11. How are you not spending EVERY HOUR OF EVERY DAY in one of your incredible theme parks?

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So. Much. Fun.
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So. Much. Fun.

12. Why is your money all one colour?

How do you not not accidentally tip the pizza guy $50 on a regular basis?
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How do you not not accidentally tip the pizza guy $50 on a regular basis?

13. Did you notice the "u" up there in "colour"? What do you have against the letter "u"?

As this screenshot from Grammarist shows, you're alone on this one.
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As this screenshot from Grammarist shows, you're alone on this one.

14. On that note, how come you haven't joined the rest of the world and embraced the metric system?

End this silliness.
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End this silliness.

Let's finally agree that this is 30 degrees:

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15. Why do you wear shoes inside the house?

Please tell us this is a fiction perpetuated by TV shows.
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Please tell us this is a fiction perpetuated by TV shows.

16. Why do you sell liquor at the grocery store?

I'll just pick up some Lucky Charms for the kids and a nice bottle of Jack for me.
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I'll just pick up some Lucky Charms for the kids and a nice bottle of Jack for me.

17. Why do you call toques "beanies"?

Utter nonsense.
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Utter nonsense.

18. Why is our government so mind-boggling to you?

19. Why do you think this is a blizzard?

THIS is a blizzard.

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20. Why do you call New York City "The Big Apple"?

New York City—the apple of America's eye? No seriously, what's the explanation behind this?
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New York City—the apple of America's eye? No seriously, what's the explanation behind this?

21. And finally, when can we come visit?

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Because all joking aside, your country is pretty beautiful. We'll see you soon, neighbours.

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