Bathroom Book of Canadian QuotesBook - 2005
We all love to have that perfect phrase for that perfect moment. As Goldwyn Smith once said, Nothing can stand against a really resolute quoter. Find some of the greatest, funniest and most memorable words spoken by Canadians in this easy-to-use collection. â¢ I just am a Canadian. It is not a thing which you can escape from. It is like having blue eyes. âRobertson Davies â¢ What we do should have a Canadian character. Nobody looks his best in somebody else's clothes. âVincent Massey â¢ The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not Am I really that oppressed? but Am I really that boring? âMargaret Atwood â¢ Most Americans don't understand Canadian political parties. Neither do most Canadians. âEric Nicol â¢ Where Canadians got the monotone that you're listening to now I don't know - probably from the Canada goose. âNorthrup Frye â¢ I didn't know at first that there were two languages in Canada. I just thought that there was one way to speak to my father and another to speak to my mother. âLouis St. Laurent â¢ Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain. âPierre Trudeau â¢ Hudson's Bay is certainly a country that Sinbad the Sailor never saw, as he makes no mention of mosquitoes. âDavid Thompson â¢ The Americans are our best friends whether we like it or not. âRobert Thomson â¢ If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography. âWilliam Lyon MacKenzie King. And many moreâ¦
Publisher: [Edmonton] : Blue Bike Books, 2005.
Characteristics: 168 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.