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14 Things That Test Your Comfort When You Cross The U.S. Border

Visiting the States may mean stepping out of your comfort zone. But with TD, you don’t have to. Our U.S. bank has over 1,300 locations in the U.S., so a bit of Canadian comfort is always nearby.

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1. Drinking milk from a jug, not a bag.

Aren't bags just so much more eco-friendly?
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Aren't bags just so much more eco-friendly?

2. Figuring out how and where to order poutine.

Americans will never understand what they're missing out on.
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Americans will never understand what they're missing out on.

3. Attempting to enjoy baseball just as much as you do hockey.

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Ugh, hockey is just so much better!

4. Identifying peameal bacon as “Canadian.”

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What? Why?!

5. Converting kilometers to miles...

"Wait, so how fast am I going?"
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"Wait, so how fast am I going?"

6. …and Celsius to Fahrenheit.

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Celsius makes so much more sense.

7. Not taking your shoes off when you enter someone’s home.

How rude?!
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How rude?!

8. Having to remind the waitress your Bloody Caesar is a drink, not a salad.

Because there's no other way to have your vodka.
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Because there's no other way to have your vodka.

9. Remembering the washroom is called the “restroom."

"Why is it called a restroom when I just want to wash my hands?"
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"Why is it called a restroom when I just want to wash my hands?"

10. Receiving weird looks because you apologise for everything.

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Being polite is weird. Who would've thought?

11. Dealing with “yup” as a reply to “thank you.”

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What ever happened to "you're welcome"?

12. Coming to terms with the cream soda being brown! BROWN!

Even though pink is much more appetising.
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Even though pink is much more appetising.

13. Telling the difference between a $1 and $100 bill, since the money is all the same colour!

It's much easier to keep track of what is in your wallet when it's colour coded.
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It's much easier to keep track of what is in your wallet when it's colour coded.

14. And accepting the fact that nothing will compare to the maple syrup from home.

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