Tag: Canadiana

  • Time travelling in Winnipeg

    Time travelling in Winnipeg

    All through high school and university, I was desperate for one thing – to leave my home in Winnipeg, Canada, and explore the world. I’d never travelled outside the country, beyond the few American states across the border. But I had neighbours who’d lived all over the world. When I was 22 and on the verge […]

  • Traveling well or flatchat?

    Australia has 10,000 unique words, according to The Story of Australian English by Kel Richards. In comparison, Canada only has 4,000 unique words, despite having 10 million more people. It’s shocking to me that Canada has even that many specifically Canuck terms, but could come up with three: toque, poutine, and using borrow to mean […]