Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Keep up the good work, ladies. If you don't fight ignorance, who will?

Two girls are talking about Rick Mercer's Talking to Americans.

Girl #1: That show is hilarious. I saw one where they asked Americans how they felt about Canada finally becoming a part of North America. Then they got them to fully congratulate Canada and stuff, on air!
Girl #2: Ugh, dumbass Americans. They're all just so ignorant.
Girl #1: I know, like, what the hell? Don't they learn about North America in, like, grade 8 geography? I mean, hello, North America has TWO countries, people!!!
Girl #2: Yeah, seriously!

-- overheard by Sara


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Like duh!

10:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You're no suggesting that Mexico should be considered part of North America, right? I hope you're not suggesting that.

11:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hhahah I love it when people think that North America only has 3 countries. I guess thats all they teach at Ivey.

11:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, anything south of Mexico is pretty much the same as Mexico, no? They should all just merge into one big country full of leftist nutbars with Hugo Chavez as president.

2:48 PM  
Blogger ColonelCurt said...

Well, when most of us went through early geography, mexico was often concidered part of 'central america' that they don't put on maps anymore.

3:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

BWAHAHA!!! Gold.

4:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my head just asploded. heres to OAW for another one.

5:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mexico is part of NAFTA though isn't it?

I thought everything south of mexico was considered central america..

9:45 PM  
Anonymous OnceConsideredWestern said...

...Holy fuck.
I thought the article itself was sad.
But the comments are more depressing.
Is there hope left in this world?

11:53 PM  
Blogger Valerie said...

North America, third largest of the seven continents, including Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The continent also includes Greenland, as well as the small French overseas department of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and the British dependency of Bermuda.

Ooh Encarta wins again!

11:53 PM  
Blogger Valerie said...

But wait... there is more.

Central America is made up of a long, tapering isthmus that forms a bridge between North and South America. Central America, which is defined by geographers as part of North America includes the countries of Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

11:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My Mexican works for less than your Mexican.

3:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They took our land; they stole our jerrrrbs!

3:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mexicans are Communists.

3:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They just "elected" Calderon, a conservative. You are retarded 3:06.

5:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And you have no sense of humour, 5.19...

7:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ivey bitches are nothing more than communists. They all dress alike, and are always discussing "production" and "workers"

7:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow. It's sad, but you still can't stop talking about Ivey students. GET OVER IT. The more you talk about us, the more "pompous" we're going to get. Do you see us talking about other faculties? I can assure you that we don't. Because we don't care.

12:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just to set the record straight, again, Mexico is indeed part of North America. Central America is a term from the old classification system.

12:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wait... Ivey is a "faculty"? I thought it was a professional business school!

2:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't forget the Carribean.. all those countries are part of North America as well.

1:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Ivey students are communists? Come on, you can't be serious. You know that communism and capitalism are mutually exclusive, right?

7:51 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mexico is definitely part of North America. And the travel section at Chapters definitely has it wrong.

2:48 PM  

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