Saturday, September 25, 2010
September 25 - International "odd Canada" day
On September 25, 1987, a little old lady was looking for the Bryant Street theater and she wandered into an very savoury part of Canada. She found a store and bought a fur coat, but not a real fur coat (that's cruel) and set about to explore this fine region of North America. She discovered tasty bagels, Smarties candy that were similiar to M&M's, and way too many "u"'s in words. She rejuvenated with a delicious Kraft Dinner, and the waitress regaled her with many "eh's". To end the evening, she watched reruns of "The Kids in the Hall" and listened to Barenaked Ladies and Great Big Sea.
In honour of her explorations, we say "aboot" and "sooory". We remember the kindness and oddities of our neighbours up North and send them a big "eh.