xpensive wrote:Frenchman? Now...that's outight rude Giblet.
Anyway, I was living in Westmount, Montreal, for two years, why I guess I'm 4% Quebecois, how about that?
Whatever moniker you want to hang your hat on is fine by me.
I just wanted to let you know that most Canadians are not like Americans, and we fought hard and well for our sovereignty,and outright rude for a Canadian is being called an American.
Last night I was a little miffed at what I saw on television, and was feeling a bit patriotic.
I was watching game 3 of 7 of the Vancouver Canucks vs the St Louis Blues. The game was in St Louis, and the Canucks were up 2-0 in the series starting the game. 3-0 by the end.
The crowd started booing for our anthem, which the singer butchered, as if he didn't know how to sing it. The booing subsided for most of the song, but rose again in intensity towards the end. To their credit, other people in the crowd were cheering to try to drown them out, to show a little respect for the visiting team.
We simply don't do that here. Booing another country's anthem is not only taboo. it's just not done in any kind of professional sporting event.
This is just one of many reasons, that you aren't a Frenchman, and I'm not an American.