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Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 3/10/20 – LOUISIANA PURCHASE DAY!

Wars are expensive, and nobody knew that better than Napoleon Bonaparte, who was forced to unload some prime real estate for a lousy 42¢ an acre to pay for his latest contretemps with the British Empire, making today NATIONAL LOUISIANA PURCHASE DAY! The year was 1803, and […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 2/12/21 – PAUL BUNYAN DAY!

His red and black plaid lumberjack shirt is a MacGregor Tartan, his giant bovine companion Babe is a Blue Ox, and he carries an axe the size of a Stop Sign. Must be NATIONAL PAUL BUNYAN DAY! Like most things from Canada, the legend of Paul Bunyan […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 1/1/21- POLAR BEAR DAY!

No, not the actual majestic Snow Bear, a thousand pounds of furious hunger and sleek white fur, but the human kind, those who celebrate the New Year with a plunge in the ocean on an icy day to mark NATIONAL POLAR BEAR DAY! The Polar Bear Club […]

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A THANKSGIVING PRAYER

Well it’s Thanksgiving again, the time to get together with our families and reflect on all our blessings. This is a uniquely American holiday, one shared by no other nation but Canada, who celebrates it on a different day. Leave it to Canada to to be almost […]

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YAWN…. ANOTHER CORPORATION CAVES TO FOREIGN CENSORS

Well, there’s good news and bad news from Canada. First, the good news is that Canada is generating news of any sort. Okay, Canada, we know you’re a shy country not given to flashy self-promotion like some North American nations (ahem!), but the rest of the world […]

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MORE STUFF TO NOT CARE ABOUT ONE BIT. ANNOUNCING THE 2010 RAT’S ASS AWARDS!

Well, the New Year isn’t new anymore, Life’s Rich Pageant is marching earnestly along, and news of great and small portent flows like lava from an angry volcano, showering all of us and demanding our attention. Well, so what? That, my friends, is the essence of Not […]

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DOPOTO REPORTS: YES VIRGINIA, THERE IS A CANADA

The Department Of Pointing Out The Obvious (DOPOTO), in our only capacity, that of drawing attention to what should need no explanation, cannot help but notice that the nation of Canada has emerged briefly from its self-imposed exile to host the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. For two […]

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OH NO! THE WINTER OLYMPICS ARE ALMOST HERE

Well, it’s official. The sports writers and sports announcers are all of a sudden yammering about people no one ever heard of, and that can only mean one thing. That’s right, sports fans, it’s almost Winter Olympic time! Skiers, Bobsledders and the like. Then these sports people, […]

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