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    Smile Here's how to tell the U.S. and Canada apart

    Canada: Smoked Meat, Mae West.
    USA: Pastrami, Twinkies.
    Canada: Hour has 22 minutes.
    USA: Hour has 60 minutes.
    Q1: Is Smoked Meat typical Canadian food? And Are "Pastrami" and "Twinkies"Americans favorites

    Q2: Is Mae West a kind of food too? I looked up in Wikipedia and found Mae West is an American attresss.

    Q3: I learned "Hour has 22 minutes" is a Canadian comedy. And Can I understand "USA: Hours has 60 minutes" at its face value?

    Thanks in advance!
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    Re: Here's how to tell the U.S. and Canada apart

    60 Minutes is a long-running news magazine TV show.


    Pastrami is a type of smoked/cured meat found most often in delicatessans in the US. It is used to make sandwiches. (It's high in cholesterol, so very unhealthy, but oh so delicious!!) In Canada, they call it "smoked meat."

    A May West is a cream filled dessert cake popular in Canada. It has chocolate frosting, though, which Twinkies don't. Twinkies are cream-filled sponge cakes, and are especially popular with kids (it's easy to carry a Twinkie or two in with your packed lunch to have for dessert).

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    Re: Here's how to tell the U.S. and Canada apart

    Ouisch, thank you. You are helpful.

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    Re: Here's how to tell the U.S. and Canada apart

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Ouisch, thank you. You are helpful.
    I'll bet she's eaten her share of Twinkies.

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    Re: Here's how to tell the U.S. and Canada apart

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I'll bet she's eaten her share of Twinkies.
    I have a bad case of munchies! I only have beer , popcorn, and icecream but not Twinkies.

    Hope you guys enjoy them.

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    Re: Here's how to tell the U.S. and Canada apart

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I'll bet she's eaten her share of Twinkies.

    Mmmmm, Twinkies.....I'm reminded of Archie Bunker, who once described them as "WASP soul food."

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