Well, Mr. Foxworthy does not really take on Canada but he does seem to understand us. Eh? This blog is created, edited and managed as well as masticated, by a British Born Canadian living in the USA. Here is what Jeff Foxworthy has to say about Canadians during a recent appearance at Caesars in Windsor,
As someone once said “Back in the day!” This event occurred during Expo 67 in Montreal. I was living in Longueuil PQ, it was PQ then and changed to QC later, I have no idea why. I was driving an 1958 Austin A55 1600 CC with four on the tree. It was my first car
A Mexican woodpecker and a Canadian woodpecker were in Mexico arguing about which country had the toughest trees. The Mexican woodpecker claimed Mexico had a tree that no woodpecker could peck. The Canadian woodpecker accepted his challenge and promptly pecked a hole in the tree with no problem. The Mexican woodpecker was amazed. The Canadian woodpecker then challenged
A Mexican woodpecker and a Canadian woodpecker were in Mexico arguing about which country had the toughest trees. The Mexican woodpecker claimed Mexico had a tree that no woodpecker could peck. The Canadian woodpecker accepted his challenge and promptly pecked a hole in the tree with no problem. The Mexican woodpecker was amazed.
It was a while ago when I worked in Canada at Varian Associates. The company controller was a nice enough guy but once in a while he would become a little anal in his approach to enforcing the company rules. I’ll call him Mike, because that was his name. Mike decided one day to become
It was 1978, I was in my early thirties, and I was working for Varian Associates as Canadian Sales Manager for their electron device group. I got a chance to go to England with one of our customers to visit one of Varian’s factories and attend a broadcast conference in Wembley. Remember, I’m a British
Most of the stories that I’ve told have the real names of the people involved. For this one I think I’ll change the names to protect the guilty. For many years I was a sales manager for an electronics company in Canada. The company and its location are really not important parts of this tale
It was about a month ago that I was at the Columbus Zoo with the the family. It was a warmish day and I decided after seeing several regions of the world and their animals that I’d take a rest in Australia. I opted to sit on a bench in the shade at the Koala
It was a while back when Jody our younger daughter attended OU (Ohio University) in Athens Ohio. Athens is a university town in south eastern ohio. Jody was an undergrad with an interest in speech therapy. One of her assignments was to do a study of speech patterns and dialects within the state of Ohio.
I probably should have called this post “Those infernal revenooers!” We flew south for a holiday in the spring of 1971 which was our second spring in Goose Bay. Upon our return, we took a taxi from the airport to our home to find “crime scene” tape on our front and back doors and a