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What’s Different in Canada? دليل للأميركيين

مقدم من في يوليو 10, 2013 – 2:28 pmلا تعليق

Canadian toque, from Lululemon Athletica "أمي, there’s a word that people use here that means ‘hat,’” my 10-year-old daugh­ter told me one day during our first win­ter in Vancouver.

"هذا يبدو وكأنه" غلالة ".

"تونك?"سألت. "إن ستة? Are you sure?"

If you’re Cana­dian, you’re undoub­ted­ly lau­ghing or at least rol­ling your eyes at our Ame­ri­can igno­rance. Although we were well-acquain­ted with ski hats when we relo­ca­ted to Cana­da from Bos­ton, we had never heard the Cana­dian term “قبعة صغيرة مستديرة" (pro­noun­ced “toook”).

Remem­be­ring my ear­ly days as an Ame­ri­can in Cana­da, when I was fre­quent­ly sur­pri­sed by all the things that were new to me on the Cana­dian side of the bor­der, I’m get­ting lots of laughs from this tum­blr blog, What’s Dif­ferent in Canada?

Writ­ten by Kevin Bra­cken, an Ame­ri­can who went to school in Toron­to, this self-des­cri­bed « Begin­ner’s Guide to the Dif­fe­rences Bet­ween the Two Most Simi­lar Coun­tries on Earth» high­lights words, العبارات, and cus­toms that baffle many Ame­ri­cans when they visit or first arrive in Canada.

Can’t tell a Duo-tang from a donair? Per­plexed by PD days and pou­tine? ثم تحقق من What’s Dif­ferent in Canada?

Cana­dian toque pho­to by Lulu­le­mon Ath­le­ti­ca (fli­ckr)

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