Alibi V.16 No.27 • July 5-11, 2007 

Feature

The U.S. vs Canada

Compare and contrast these two great North American nations

U.S. Canada
We wear stocking caps.

Same-sex marriage is seen as an affront to God's (and therefore the U.S.’s) law.

Despite its irrelevance in modern times, we still use the English system of measurement and the Fahrenheit scale.

Donuts are had at Dunkin’ Donuts.

About 16 percent of Americans have no health insurance.

We have funny accents.

We have cows.

“Saturday Night Live”

We have the Gulf of Mexico.

We have Bob Dylan.

We have Christina Aguilera.

We have G-men.

We have Martha Stewart.

We have the world’s longest undefended border.

We have Canada. (aw)
They wear tuques.

Same-sex marriage is legal under Canada's Civil Marriage Act.

Despite their affiliation with the British crown, Canada uses the metric system, measuring distance in kilometers, volume in liters and degrees in Celsius.

Donuts are had at Tim Horton’s.

Canadians are covered by a national health insurance program.

They have different funny accents.

They have moose.

The Red Green Show

They have the Hudson Bay.

They have Neil Young.

They have Céline Dion.

They have mounties.

They have Queen Elizabeth.

So does Canada.

They have the U.S. (aw)