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    Yanks, Brits, Wallabies and Canucks

    Aussies: Dislike being mistaken for Pommies when abroad.
    Canadians: Are indignant about being mistaken for Americans when abroad.
    Americans: Encourage being mistaken for Canadians when abroad.
    Brits: Can't possibly be mistaken for anyone else when abroad.

    Aussies: Believe you should look out for your mates.
    Brits: Believe that you should look out for those people who belong to your club.
    Americans: Believe that people should look out for & take care of themselves.
    Canadians: Believe that it's the government's job.

    Canadians: Endure bitterly cold winters and are proud of it.
    Brits: Endure oppressively wet and dreary winters and are proud of it.
    Americans: Don't have to do either, and couldn't care less.
    Aussies: Don't understand what inclement weather means.

    Canadians: Encourage immigrants to keep their old ways and avoid assimilation.
    Americans: Encourage immigrants to assimilate quickly and dump their old ways.
    Brits: Encourages immigrants to go to Canada or America.
    Aussies: Immigrants?

    Aussies: Are extremely patriotic to their beer.
    Brits: Do not sing at all but prefer a large brass band to perform the anthen.
    Americans: Are flag-waving, anthem-singing, and obsessively patriotic to the point of blindness.
    Canadians: Can't agree on the words to their anthem, when they can be bothered to sing them.

    Americans: Spell words differently, but still call it "English."
    Brits: Pronounce their words differently, but still call it "English."
    Canadians: Spell like the Brits, pronounce like Americans.
    Aussies: Add "G'day", "mate," and a heavy accent to everything they say in an attempt to score.

    Americans: Spend most of their lives glued to the idiot box.
    Canadians: Don't, but only because they can't get more American channels.
    Brits: Pay a tax just so they can watch only four channels.
    Aussies: Export all their crappy programs, which no-one there watches, to Britain - where everybody loves them.

    Americans: Will jabber on incessantly about football, baseball, and basketball.
    Brits: Will jabber on incessantly about cricket, soccer, and rugby.
    Canadians: Will jabber on incessantly about hockey, hockey, hockey, hockey, and how they beat the Americans twice, playing baseball.
    Aussies: Will jabber on incessantly about how they beat the Poms in every sport they play them in.

    Brits: Shop at home and have goods imported because they live on an island.
    Aussies: Shop at home and have goods imported because they live on an island.
    Americans: Cross the southern border for cheap shopping, gas, & liquor in a backwards country.
    Canadians: Cross the southern border for cheap shopping, gas, & liquor in a backwards country.

    Brits: Are justifiably proud of the accomplishments of their past citizens.
    Americans: Are justifiably proud of the accomplishments of their present citizens.
    Canadians: Prattle on about how some of those great Americans were once Canadian.
    Aussies: Go on and on about how some of their past citizens were once outlaw Pommies.

    Americans: Seem to think that poverty & failure are morally suspect.
    Canadians: Seem to believe that wealth and success are morally suspect.
    Brits: Seem to believe that wealth, poverty, success and failure are inherited things.
    Aussies: Seem to think that none of this matters after several beers.

    #2
    Haha! Good one

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      #3
      nice, but I posted the same few days back.

      Here
      A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?

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        #4
        Oh oops. Whoever the moderators are, feel free to delete.

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