CANADIAN WORDS AND PHRASES YOU SHOULD KNOW

 

  • Eh?: this word is used to indicate that you don’t understand something, can’t believe something is true or if you want the person to respond.
  • A Loonie: a $1 Canadian coin.
  • A Toonie: a $2 Canadian coin.
  • Double-Double: refers to a coffee (often from Tim Hortons) with two creams and two sugars.
  • Timmies: it refers to the much-loved fast-food coffee chain, Tim Horton’s. If you don’t know or love Timmies, you’re not a true Canadian.
  • The 6ix: Toronto’s nickname.
  • Two-Four: commonly used to refer to a case of 24 beers.
  • Pop:
  • Canuck: a slang term for Canadians.
  • Klick: this term is used to refer to kilometres.
  • What you sayin’?: similar to the phrase, ‘what are you up to?’.
  • Queue: it refers to a line of people waiting for something.

 

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