Advanced Canadian Children?

This sign is posted on the little kids’ play area at our local park.

After reading, I had to take a picture and share it.

It’s pretty faded, but the white type with the faded red background reads:

WELCOME

This play structure is designed for:

2-5 Year Olds – United States

1.5 – 5 Year Olds – Canada


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So I’m guessing the discrepancy is ages is due to one of the following:

#1 – Safer American Standards / Loose Canadian Standards

OR

#2 – Less Capable American Children / Advanced Canadian Children


SO WHAT’S YOUR VOTE?

Either way, my half-Canadian kids tear it up on that playset, so I’m leaning towards #2….

Happy Canada Day!!

Today, July 1st, is Canada Day.

And so, I invite you to join me as I celebrate my home and native land’s birthday…

And to kick it off, here’s my dad’s original “Mr Fun” license plate, which now resides on the front of my car:

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And now, an assortment of overused Canadian stereotypes…

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(Sorry – how’d THAT get in there???????)

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OK, there you go.

Now go have some Canadian Bacon – my treat….