Meanwhile in Canada - 10 Funny pictures and weird facts

Here are a few things about Canada that may surprise you and at the same time will make you laugh.

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    Parking in Canada

    The famous Canadian interjection "eh" is actually listed in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary as a valid word.

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    Canadian Car Wash

    Canada’s name comes from a misunderstanding between Jacques Cartier and some Iroquois youth who were pointing out a village (for which they used the word “Kanata”). They were actually trying to identify the small area which is present day Quebec City, but Cartier used the similar-sounding word “Canada” to refer to the whole area.

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    Canadian Immigrants

    Some of the world's most popular superheroes were conceived by Canadian minds, including Superman and Wolverine. This is why superheroes are not murderers!! It is against Canadian law to have comics that depict criminal acts.

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    Canadian Skate Park

    Canadian geese do have as many as 13 different animal calls that are distinctly their own.

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    Too cold to change the sign

    Only in Canada could it go from -19 degrees C to 22 degree C in an hour! It happened in Pincher Creek, Alberta in 1962

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    Canadian Smart car tuning

    Canada is well prepared for the arrival of aliens and in 1967, built a UFO landing pad in St Paul, Alberta.

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    Canadian Toilet Rules

    Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! in Quebec is the only place in the world to have not one, but two exclamation marks in the name. In the 17th century, “ha ha” was the word for unexpected obstacles, and in the case of this town, the obstacle was Lake Témiscouata...Ha!

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    Canada Family Entertainment

    Prostitution laws are weird in Canada - the purchase of sexual services are criminalized, but the selling of sexual services are allowed under certain conditions.

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    Canada Hockey Police

    Nanaimo, a town in British Columbia hosts an annual aquatic bathtub race every year.

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    Canadian Crime Scene

    And Finally: Hawaiian pizza was actually invented by an Ontario man, not by the Hawaiians.

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