Cultural Differences… Kentucky vs. Canada

If you are new here, I am from Kentucky. My man-friend is from Canada. Other than the accents and the weather, I didn’t think there was that much different between the two countries… The more I visit though, the more I see.
I will highlight a few:
In the South: Krispy Kreme
In the North (east): Dunkin Donuts
In Canada: Tim Hortons
Kentucky: ATVs (4 wheelers)
Canada: Snow mobiles
USA: Dollar
Canada: Loonie
It’s still a dollar, but they call it a Loonie because of the Loon featured on one side.
It’s really weird the first time you hear somebody say they need a loonie or two…

Car Heating
Kentucky: You start your car 5 minutes before you leave.
Canada: You plug your ish in when you park it.

These posts are all over the place. They heat up the engine block as I understand it.
I just thought there were a ton of electric cars in Canada…

Snow Days 
Kentucky: 1-3 Inches of snow needed to call a snow day.
(and all the bread/milk disappears from the grocery shelves)
Canada: They don’t have snow days.


Metric System
USA: Pounds, Inches, Miles, Fahrenheit
Canada (and the rest of the world): Kilograms, Centimeters, Kilometers, Celsius

I’m getting better at conversions…

USA: price per gallon
Canada: I still don’t know what this means
…or how much I’m going to pay for a tank of gas:


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