[Vision2020] Aboot?

Tom Hansen thansen at moscow.com
Wed Jun 11 06:28:48 PDT 2008

For reference I offer . . .

"The Canadian-American Dictionary"

Wikipedia on "Canadian English"

"How to Speak Canadian"

More "How to Speak Canadian"

Seeya at Farmers' Market, Moscow.

Tom Hansen
Moscow, Idaho

"We're a town of about 23,000 with 10,000 college students. The college 
students are not very active in local elections (thank goodness!)."

- Dale Courtney (March 28, 2007)

> Vizzz Peeps,
> Having dealt with some Canadians on occasion, I'll have to agree with
> Ralph that, even though they speak Canadian, it very closely resembles
> American.  It's almost like they are the same language.
> The people I have spoken with, though, do say "about", but it's got a
> subtle "oot" about it.  And, while it's not as exaggerated as Bob and
> Doug McKenzie, they do say "eh?" a lot.  At least the guy we met at the
> old MX track up at Sandpoint sure did.
> They are more understandable than a lot of Minnesotans, though.  Ya
> shore, you betcha!

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