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    Default Understanding Canadians

    Eh is a useful word that is very important and is the basis of all Canadian communications.It is used in conjunction with other words, or simply by itself. The tone or the slight difference in exclamations also changes the meaning.

    Eh= what did you say?
    Eh?= what do you think
    EH?= something to say just to end a sentence
    Eh!!= WOW!!
    EH!?= what do you mean?
    Eh??= your joking!!!??
    EH!!= Hello..you off in the distance!!!
    Eh?= want a donut?
    Eh!= sure!!
    Eh!Eh!= coffee double cream too please!
    Eh?= what you say when you realize you have no money to pay for it
    Eh..cmon eh?= asking them to let you pay for it next time.
    hey..eh!= want to go to the drive in movie??
    Eh...uhuh= yes sure!
    Eh..y'know= Ill pick you up at 8
    Eh..cmon!!= well thats early..but ok
    Eh..wanna?eh?= lets fool around
    EHHHHHHH= sounds coming from the car
    hey..um..er eh...= Im pregnant
    EH?????????= how did that happen?
    EHHehhEHHehhEHHH= sounds from the delivery room
    EHHH ehh EHHH ehh= babys first cry
    Ehh..whadya think eh?= marry me

    other useful terms:

    hoser= a good friend..
    take off!= you are kidding,no way,fly an airplane
    skates= what all canadians wear as first shoes(thats why we walk funny)
    lumberjack= something in our genes..
    screech= a nice drink
    swish= a drink made from leftover screech barrels
    The Rock= Newfoundland
    Newfoundland= pronounced noofunlan
    Dory= Newfoundland cruise liner
    Toronto= pronounced Trawna
    Lake Ontario= where all sewers drain into
    Yukon= a drink
    Two Four= case of beer
    sixty pounder= large bottle of screech
    Over by= still havent deciphered that term yet

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    Default Re: Understanding Canadians

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetlag
    EHHHHHHH= sounds coming from the car
    hey..um..er eh...= Im pregnant

    HAHAHA... those 2 are the best :P

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    New here, brilliant eh!
    Yearning a ride!!!

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    Default Re: Understanding Canadians

    Quote Originally Posted by drudoggy9000
    Quote Originally Posted by Jetlag
    EHHHHHHH= sounds coming from the car
    hey..um..er eh...= Im pregnant

    HAHAHA... those 2 are the best :P
    Indeed! I agree! Hahahahaha LOL! That was funny! nice one!

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