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10 Times Schools In The US Made Canadians Say “What?”

At least they have Welch's Fruit Snacks there too.

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1. Using the words college and university interchangeably.

They're two different things. Like flammable and inflammable. Okay, bad example.
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They're two different things. Like flammable and inflammable. Okay, bad example.

2. Getting a snow day for this.

That's barely a millimetre!
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That's barely a millimetre!

3. NOT using the metric system.

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And when they do, spelling it "meter."

4. Having something called "Homecoming dances"...

...that take place AT SCHOOL!
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...that take place AT SCHOOL!

5. Building STADIA (yes, the plural of stadium) for high school football teams.

What's next? A stadium for the stadia?
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What's next? A stadium for the stadia?

6. Calling it "eighth grade."

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Uh...do you mean grade eight?!?! Stop confusing everyone.

7. And "FRESHmen year."

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Which grade nine kids are you smelling?

8. Freaking out about the SAT.

No, it's not a chair festival, but the Scholastic Aptitude Test that helps them get into *sigh* "college."
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No, it's not a chair festival, but the Scholastic Aptitude Test that helps them get into *sigh* "college."

9. Referring to elastic bands as "rubber bands."

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*shudders*

10. Going on holiday for Thanksgiving...in November!

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To be fair, that's when American Thanksgiving is, but still. What's up with that? Eh, whatever floats their boat.

No matter where you are, it's not back to school without Welch's Fruit Snacks.