a long tradition of peacekeeping - hell, we invented it. Well, to
be accurate, the peacekeeping invented by Lester B. Pearson was
"armed peacekeeping", which was a big improvement over the
previous UN technique of "waving your arms at the fighting dudes and
telling them to knock it off". Adrienne Clarkson was interviewed
on the BBC a while ago, and to hear her talk about the
country, pretty much all we do is peacekeeping. Geez, who
elected her eh? Oh, wait.....
In any case, Canadians, being the polite, well mannered bunch
that we are, have developed many ways to prevent conflict.
o.k. so here's a
couple of canadian jokers on an ice fishing trip
solving the problem of who gets the big couch to sleep on by stepping
outside in there bare feet and putting a lit smoke between their
forearms. The first one to back off and go in gets the
left pictures with their faces out to protect the innocent.
-38 degrees celcius. You know that kind of cold that freezes 50
can quicker than you can drink it. You can't even let your lips
the can in that temperature without having the can become a new stylish
green white and red lip appendage.