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Re: CHAT: "have a nice day"

From:Robert Hailman <robert@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 1, 2000, 23:04
Barry Garcia wrote:
> > CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU writes: > >I'm in Canada, and we all resent how Americans think they are superior > >than us. I got flamed for being a "gay Canadian" in a chat room once > >because I mentioned I live in Toronto. Shocking, but not very suprising, > >sadly. > > Really? Where i'm from we really don't think much about Canadians at all > :) (kidding). > > In all seriousness, most Americans (at least in my experience) don't think > they're better than Canadians. It's just that the vocal ones are the ones > who do think they are better than Canadians.
It's sad, because those are the people who represent your country on the internet. I once told an American my age that I had cable in my igloo, and their reaction was along the lines of "You're lying! You don't have cable in Canada! I know that because I did a project on you in grade 6!" I walked away quickly. -- Robert