15 Canadian Slang Terms And What They Mean

Americans find Canadians fascinating in many ways, and even though our neighbors to the north are way more like us than many ‘Mericans would like to admit we're fascinated by the differences in our cultures.

We have an undeniable fascination with Canadian slang, which many Americans are introduced to by TV shows like The Kids In The Hall and SCTV, and the most Canadian movie ever made, Strange Brew.

Bob and Doug taught us when to use words like “hoser” and “beauty”, and to follow up most sentences with “eh?!”, but most Canadian slang eludes Americans because we don’t hear it on a daily basis.

Want to make Canadian slang part of your vocabulary? Check out BuzzFeed’s 15 Real Canadian Slang Terms And What They Mean and get a skookum lesson in Canadian slang, you keener!

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