25 Funny Differences Between Canadians And Americans

Canada and the United States have somewhat of a love hate relationship. It’s a sibling rivalry that goes back centuries. So what exactly are the differences between the two? Today we’re going to take a look at how the longest unprotected border in the world has defined North America. These are 25 Funny Differences Between Canadians And Americans!

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In the US, talking about American politics is taboo, but in Canada, talking about American politics is a national past-time.

rubiks cubeSource: theglobeandmail.com
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Canadians are more likely to take off their shoes in the house.

shoesSource: nboylie via reddit

Of course, this depends on location, but in many parts of the US, walking with shoes in the house is acceptable. Maybe it’s the cowboy influence?

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Canadians think Canada is completely different from the US. Americans, on the other hand, don’t notice much of a difference between the two countries.

nothing was the sameSource: theguardian.com

Note: from a European perspective any differences will seem a bit overstated.

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Americans have it easier when it comes to shopping online. Many stores DON'T offer online shopping, and many of them don't even have a website to begin with.

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Canadan have two official languages on a national level, English and French. Americans have NO official language on a national level; each state decides whether or not to adopt (English) as an official language.

language chalkboardSource: washingtonpost.com, politifact.com, wikipedia.com

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