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A word to Canadians: US State Dept confirms--"No combined US/Mexico invasion of Canada planned"

wendy woo

Sep 19 2012, 4:57pm

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A word to Canadians: US State Dept confirms--"No combined US/Mexico invasion of Canada planned" Can't Post

I guess that means they're keeping their options open? Tongue
But really, we did invade Canada in 1812 and burned their capital. Why is this news?
They (the British, I mean) returned the favor and then burned ours. But then a tornado came through Washington and blew away the British troops. Your couldn't make this stuff up!

"It's a queer country out here", Pa said. "Strange things happen."
"Yes", said Ma. "I'm thankful that so far they don't happen to us."

Arrrrwen's daughter
The Shire

Sep 19 2012, 5:05pm

Post #2 of 11 (171 views)
Not very pirate-y of them! // [In reply to] Can't Post


A Pirate's Life for Me!

Tol Eressea

Sep 19 2012, 5:06pm

Post #3 of 11 (157 views)
Love the nick & pic for the day! // [In reply to] Can't Post


Happiness: money matters, but less than we think and not in the way that we think. Family is important and so are friends, while envy is toxic -- and so is excessive thinking. Beaches are optional. Trust is not. Neither is gratitude. - The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner as summarized by Lily Fairbairn. And a bit of the Hobbit reading thrown in never hurts. - NottaSackville

(This post was edited by NottaSackville on Sep 19 2012, 5:07pm)


Sep 19 2012, 5:32pm

Post #4 of 11 (156 views)
Well, that's good! [In reply to] Can't Post

Just send in us Brits!

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Arrrrwen's daughter
The Shire

Sep 19 2012, 6:25pm

Post #5 of 11 (169 views)
Thank ye! [In reply to] Can't Post

Now I just have to remember to swap it back tomorrow. Otherwise I could be celebrating Talk Like a Pirate Day for weeks to come! Pirate

A Pirate's Life for Me!


Sep 19 2012, 8:08pm

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I hadn't even noticed! [In reply to] Can't Post

I read over all the r's! Blush

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Kelly of Water's Edge

Sep 19 2012, 9:24pm

Post #7 of 11 (156 views)
The world news [In reply to] Can't Post

is so depressing these days that I appreciated this small laugh today. I've greatly enjoyed my four trips Due North and plan on going back again at least three more times in my life to see things I haven't already. Lovely country and people, the majority of which I imagine can appreciate the joke.

Eowyn O'Wooden-Leg
The Shire

Sep 19 2012, 11:19pm

Post #8 of 11 (145 views)
Shhh... [In reply to] Can't Post

Wait till we're ashore! ;)


Sep 19 2012, 11:40pm

Post #9 of 11 (148 views)
Sea dogs and old salts, [In reply to] Can't Post

Hoist the Jolly Roger - land ho! Arrr!

Tol Eressea

Sep 20 2012, 3:44pm

Post #10 of 11 (128 views)
Well ... [In reply to] Can't Post

Have some tea, won't you? Or maybe a trip to the pub? We have CANADIAN beer on tap.

"There are some things that it is better to begin than to refuse, even though the end may be dark."


Sep 20 2012, 5:09pm

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Several years ago the USA's National Public Radio as an April Fool's stunt . . . [In reply to] Can't Post

broadcast that the US state of Arizona had been annexed by Canada so that snowbirds could enjoy Canadian citizenship while on their winter hiatus there! Very funny!!


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