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If Poms have no sense of humor, What does this say about canada?

By mjwx ·
Oh canada! "Consumption of unbranded alcohol."

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,18561387-421,00.html

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I was trying to be polite but why should I argue???

by sleepin'dawg In reply to We are not a nation of sw ...

As for more whackos in the US, I'd say not really but they are noisier than most and a lot of them are overly hung up on religion, which can make them a pain in the *** if not a little scary.

Dawg

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Hey! Wait a minute!

by Mickster269 In reply to We are not a nation of sw ...

We just shipped Michael Jackson to Dubai. That should count for something on the whacko-meter.

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That depends on whether you shipped him there as.................

by sleepin'dawg In reply to Hey! Wait a minute!

a potential target or an entertainer. If as a target, that's cool but as an entertainer, what did your troops do to have to put up with that scum bag as an entertainer. Now that is whacky!

Dawg ]:)

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Hmm.... I wonder if he's being used

by Mickster269 In reply to That depends on whether y ...

As a counter-terrorist Agent?

He could be walking around all the bad neighborhoods singing "Beat it !"

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Oh yeah, I forgot, he sings when he isn't molesting little boys. Maybe....

by sleepin'dawg In reply to Hmm.... I wonder if he's ...

he sings while he is doing that too.

Dawg ]:)

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You beat me to it!

by jdclyde In reply to If Poms have no sense of ...

Heard about this story, but you got it up before me.

This is really funny after all the talk about how the Canuks are more tolerant and open than the rest of the world! ;\

Trade "Fosters" for "Blue" and things would have been different.......

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Jd, you don't know the half of it.

by sleepin'dawg In reply to You beat me to it!

There are quite a few brewers in Canada but the two major ones are Labatt's and Molson's. Labatt's is/was headquartered in Toronto while Molson's is in Montreal. The existence of Molson's as a company dates from 1792 making it one of if not the oldest breweries in North America.

Labatt's is owned by Interbrew, a Belgian company, while Molson's has just recently merged with Coors, making it one of the largest brewing companies in the world but still behind Interbrew and Anheuser-Busch. Blue has achieved a degree of fame form it's advertising in the US but there was a TV series built around Molson's Canadian which was the beer of choice of the McKenzie brothers. If and when I drink any Canadian beer it's usually Molson's Export but I'll settle for a Labatt's 50 if Molson's is unavailable.

Both companies export their products to the US and you can usually find them in your supermarkets but any similarity between what is exported and what we keep for ourselves, is purely coincidental. Even A. Coors prefers drinking Coor's brewed in Canada to his own stuff because he imports about six cases per month from Canada. which should tell you something; what, I don't know. A standard Canadian joke is, 'Canada has water that is stronger than American beer.'

I'm still a Scotch drinker in preference to beer unless I'm in Europe where the beer isn't as carbonated as either Canadian or American beer. I happen to have relatives in your area and the next time I visit them, I'll try to stop by with a couple of two fours, which is Canadian for a case and let you try the real stuff. I might even bring along a couple of bottles of a beer called M'audite which can be loosely translated as "Damn" or "God damn". The alcohol content is 9% but that's mild compared to "Fin du Monde" which translates as "End of the World" which has an alcohol content of 11%.

We have a few others with 12% and 15% alcohol but their names don't come to mind right now. In the US you'd call these malt liquors but in Canada they're still nothing more than beer. In Canada even cough syrup has a 35% alcohol content. Alcohol content has to be in excess of 25% before we start referring to it as liquor, which says something about our beer or our cough syrup. You figure it out. Whatever you do, don't rate Canadian beer by the slop we sell down there. If you're not careful we might send you some more cold winds which your TV forecasters seem to think is the only thing that comes out of Canada.

Dawg ]:)

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Reminds me of the joke

by JamesRL In reply to Jd, you don't know the ha ...

Whats the same about making love in a canoe and American Beer....

...both are Frakking (you know the real word) close to water.

Brador is the stronger beer I used to drink in my younger days think it was 8%.

Its very rich when Americans try to take the p!ss out of us for our beer when US beer is so much worse. Sad to say, the big brewers here are emulating the US style more than the reverse. I loved Rickards Red before Molson's bought it and took all the taste away.

JD if you can come up some time, I will introduce you to the Biermarket where you can sample hundreds of different beers from around the world.

James

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or the other one.....

by Jaqui In reply to Reminds me of the joke

told at urinals across canada when in the bar.. we should bottle this and send it down to the states, they wouldn't be able to tell the difference. ]:)

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sci fi

by Shellbot In reply to Reminds me of the joke

"Frakking "

battlestar fan?

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