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Old 07-01-2002, 05:53 PM   #16
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MJFox Gina!!

Happy Canada Day to you.. just spent the weekend there and had some fun!

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Old 07-01-2002, 05:55 PM   #17
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In memory of my Canadian born granny, Virginia Simone Renaud...HAPPY CANADA DAY to all!!!

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Old 07-01-2002, 06:36 PM   #18
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OOh! Thanks for posting this!!

Happy b-day Canada from me! (Bored stuck in the suburbs of Ontario)

Gotta love this country...
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Old 07-01-2002, 11:15 PM   #19
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Originally posted by Lilly

1. in canada they just call it bacon.

2. why oh why are you taking such low blows to them on their holiday? canadians: we know! it's TERRIBLE
Actually, to be incredibly technical... Canadians don't call that round stuff "bacon". They call it either back bacon, peameal bacon, or ham. Only in the USA is the round ham called "Canadian bacon"... and the name comes from the style of bacon, it has nothing to do with the origin of the bacon. But even Canadians don't really eat the stuff often. I think the term "Canadian bacon" goes back to colonial days, when a lot of Canadians were from England. The English would import a lot of round bacon from England to Canada, and the Americans would observe it and call it "Canadian bacon". The English are actually the ones who eat a lot of back bacon/round bacon. In England, they tend to call the round stuff "bacon".

But in Canada? This is bacon

You learn something new every day! As I said, incredibly technical... and trivial
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Old 07-01-2002, 11:17 PM   #20
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And before I get off topic some more...

Happy Canada Day!
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Old 07-01-2002, 11:32 PM   #21
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I really like backbacon!! mmmmm

Yes, it is our lovely country's birthday. congrats on the 135 years or whatever it is!
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Old 07-02-2002, 12:12 AM   #22
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Well... even though my city sounds like a war zone right now with hovering helicopters and explosions ala fire works, HAPPY CANADA DAY!!! Now everyone shhhhh!! I have to be up at 5am.

I am usually more celebratory than this but well... it's MONDAY night, lol

Other great Canadians... check out this site: http://pages.infinit.net/garrick/canada/canpeople.html

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