Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V3 #244

From: Mark Blumenthal (
Date: 11 May 2000

Kevin Smith:

 Oh, and one quibble. Americans and Canadians are not interchangeable.
> American customs and laws are pretty foreign and exotic to me, too,
> and I'm Canadian. The guns, elected judges, yahoo lawsuits, capital
> punishment, four million varieties of junk food I've never heard of,
> the political system, mattress sales to celebrate presidents'
> birthdays, no universal public health care, their definition of an
> Anglo--hell, they're all different.

Kevin, I've been in Canada a lot and have found 'oot' there are a lot of differences. Given the large number of Canadians on this list I didn't think I should just say 'we' meaning solely Americans. Mark

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