Buzz·Posted on Mar 4, 201515 Real Canadian Slang Terms And What They Actually MeanVernacular, yo.by Cyla PaninBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. /ˈkēnər/Definition: An enthusiastic brown-noser. Example: "Eric pulled an all-nighter studying for that history test on the War of 1812. He's such a keener." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF reddit.com / Via giphy.com 2. /give-er/Definition: Give it all you got. Apply 110% of your effort (usually to partying, working, and/or extreme Canadian sports).Example: "How are you planning to get down the triple black diamond run when you've never snowboarded before?" "I'll just give'r."**This is not an endorsement for poor decision-making in amateur snowboarders. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF mtv.tumblr.com / Via giphy.com 3. /ˈtuːk/ Definition: A knit cap worn in winter. Or spring, fall, and during freak summer snowstorms. It's cold in Canada.Example: "Grab your toque. I know we were suntanning yesterday, but...you know...Canada." Twitter / Via Twitter: @cijeffrey1953 Calgary's summer snowstorm of 2014. Toques required. 4. /ˈmikē/Definition: A flask-size bottle of liquor bought on occasions when you need to keep things low-key. Example: "I'm just grabbing a mickey for tonight. I have to work in the morning." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF bkulane.tumblr.com / Via giphy.com 5. /cow-town/Definition: A term used to describe Calgary, Alberta. Surprisingly, often used by those who actually live in Calgary, Alberta.Example: "There's a cowboy on a paddle board on the river.""Well, this is Cowtown." Twitter / Via Twitter: @mikesbloggity This really happened... 6. /pab-luh m/Definition: Invented in Canada in 1931 as an answer to vitamin and nutrient deficiencies, Pablum was traditionally baby's first solid food. Canadian grandmas everywhere like to tout the virtues of pablum.Example: "Dear, he's 6 months old now — give him some pablum! He'll sleep all night!" Creative Commons / Via Flickr: 16147413@N02 7. /ˈdəb(ə)l/ /ˈdəb(ə)l/Definition: A coffee order at Tim Hortons. Two creams, two sugars.Example: "Mmm I love my double-double in the morning...HOLY S*** did you see that moose!?" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CityCaption / Via reddit.com 8. /gas/toun/Definition: Vancouver's first neighbourhood. Named after “Gassy Jack” Deighton. Arts, media, technology, and tourist hub.Example: "I want to try that new restaurant in Gastown, but it'll probably be full of tourists." East West Homes / Via eastwesthomes.ca 9. /kərˈfəfəl/Definition: A commotion or fuss, often caused by a disagreement.Example: "Edmonton Oilers fans got angry when the Calgary Flames beat the Oilers 5-0. It caused quite the kerfuffle." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF thegameswelove.tumblr.com / Via giphy.com Good job, boys. 10. /staɡ/ /stæɡˈɛt/Definition: A bachelor party/bachelorette party.Example: "Henry and Jane are having their stag/stagettes this weekend. You'd better pick up something bigger than a mickey." Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF i-am-juliett.tumblr.com / Via giphy.com Just a low-key stag... 11. /ˈCHestərˌfēld/Definition: A couch. In your grandma's living room. Example: "Have a seat on the Chesterfield, Dear. Just shoo Puddles off and sit next to my knitting basket." Heather Blair / Via joyfulchallenge.com *Not my actual Grandma 12. /mə-ˈskō-kə/ /CHer/Definition: An outdoor wooden lounge chair. Named after the Muskoka Lake region of Cottage Country in Ontario, Canada.Example: "I can't wait to get up to the cottage. We just bought two Muskoka chairs and I'm going to sit in front of the lake all weekend!" Karin Lewis / Via Flickr: karinlewis Beauty. 13. /wahyt-n-er/Definition: Non-dairy coffee creamer.Example: "This isn't a double-double!" "Sorry, I got you black coffee.""Ugh. Now I have to add whitener." Nestle / Via coffeeforless.com 14. /rənərs/Definition: Athletic shoes used for running. Also used as a term for street shoes.Example: "There's a moose on the loose. Better grab your runners." Nike / Via dealscience.com 15. /ˈsko͝okəm/Definition: Great, fantastic, good. Regional to British Columbia. Example: "I got a skookum deal on this zamboni!" Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF reddit.com / Via giphy.com You are now versed in Canadian vernacular. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF gifbay.com / Via giphy.com Score!