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« Reply #45 on: May 20, 2011, 06:07:55 AM »
I never really thought about it and have called them Canadian geese for years. They don't have a nationality, so Canada geese would be correct. However, Canadian sure does sound better.

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Re: Hummingbirds are smart critters
« Reply #46 on: May 20, 2011, 06:31:27 AM »
Perhaps they are of Canadian Heritage.  :)
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« Reply #47 on: May 20, 2011, 06:45:09 AM »
Perhaps they are of Canadian Heritage.  :)

I once had one tell he he was "aboot" to bite me, if that means anything.

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Re: Hummingbirds are smart critters
« Reply #48 on: May 20, 2011, 09:42:48 AM »
They taste Canadian too. :)
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Re: Hummingbirds are smart critters
« Reply #49 on: May 20, 2011, 10:01:00 AM »
They taste Canadian too. :)

I've heard they taste just like chicken.  8^)
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Re: Hummingbirds are smart critters
« Reply #50 on: May 20, 2011, 10:08:34 AM »
They taste Canadian too. :)

And just how many Canadians have you tasted Tom in order to make that comparison? 

Canada Geese but more commonly called Sky Rats here.  Stupid things are everywhere.  Green tootsie rolls on every golf course, park and lawn near water.

Had the robin problem last year too.  Not that sentimental so I ended it quickly and with extreme prejudice.  We are not hurting for robins here either. 


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« Reply #51 on: May 20, 2011, 10:11:07 AM »
Okay, so is it Canadian Bacon or Canada Bacon?

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« Reply #52 on: May 20, 2011, 10:12:14 AM »
Here we just call it bacon.

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« Reply #53 on: May 20, 2011, 10:23:44 AM »
They taste Canadian too. :)

And just how many Canadians have you tasted Tom in order to make that comparison? 
More than one.  That's as far as I'm going.   :)

Mmmmm, bacon.
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Re: Hummingbirds are smart critters
« Reply #54 on: May 20, 2011, 11:42:02 AM »
They taste Canadian too. :)

And just how many Canadians have you tasted Tom in order to make that comparison? 
More than one.  That's as far as I'm going.   :)

Mmmmm, bacon.


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Re: Hummingbirds are smart critters
« Reply #55 on: May 20, 2011, 02:14:25 PM »
They taste Canadian too. :)

I've heard they taste just like chicken.  8^)

Nooo, you're thinking of bald eagle.  :D  Canada goose is delish, marinate the breast and grill med. rare. Yum.
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Re: Hummingbirds are smart critters
« Reply #56 on: May 20, 2011, 06:40:27 PM »
Here we just call it bacon.


I thought you called it ham...
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« Reply #57 on: May 20, 2011, 06:40:52 PM »
They taste Canadian too. :)

Like poutine?!?!?
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« Reply #58 on: May 20, 2011, 10:25:08 PM »
I feel I need to take this opportunity to explain "Canadian" bacon.  
Here in Canada, we don't call it Canadian bacon, but rather "Back" bacon.  It is the pork loin that has been brined and smoked as you would with regular bacon which of course, comes from the belly of the pig rather than the back.  
If you watch Strange Brew (and you should) you'll hear Bob say the following during the court scene..."I'll have a toasted back bacon...hold the toast".  
So, "Canadian" bacon is back bacon (not ham which is from the leg rather than the strip loin).
Bacon comes from the belly regardless of where you live.
Turkey bacon is an abomination before God which should be outlawed.
That concludes today's Bacon class.

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« Reply #59 on: May 20, 2011, 11:14:40 PM »
Bacon comes from the belly regardless of where you live.
Bacon in Ireland and the UK is back bacon, but not quite the same as in Canada.  It's pork loin but with an extra bit on it.  If you want belly bacon in Ireland/UK, you need to ask for streaky bacon.
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