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FACTS ABOUT CANADA


JOHN CABOT was the first explorer to reach Canada in 1497.


HOCKEY and LACROSSE are Canada's NATIONAL GAMES.



On SATURDAY no EMAIL is send in Canada for the past 35 YEARS.


MARIE-LOUISE MEILLIEUR is the OLDEST person in Canada. She was BORN on AGUST 29, 1880 & DIED on APRIL 16, 1998 at age 117.


Canada consume more MACARONI & CHEESE than any other country in the world.

The border between Canada and the United States is the world's longest border between two nations.

At 3,855,103 square miles, Canada is the second largest country in the world.

Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world at 151,600 miles

The CN Tower in Toronto was the world's tallest free-standing structure until it was eclipsed in 2007.

Manitou Lake on Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron is the world's largest lake within a lake (41.1 square miles)



FIRST SOUP

The first soup was made of hippopotamus

The earliest archeological evidence for the consumption of soup dates back to
 6000 BC, and 
it was hippopotamus soup.

WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE

Worcestershire sauce is made from dissolved fish.
The popular English sauce 
Worcestershire sauce
is made from dissolved anchovies. 
The anchovies are soaked in vinegar until they have completely melted. The sauce contains the bones and all.

TO EASY

You burn more calories while 
sleeping 
in comparison to watching 
Television. 

THE INVENTION OF POSICLE

The Popsicle was invented by an 
11 year 
who kept it secret for 
18 years.

The inventor was Frank Epperson 
who, in 1905, left a mixture of powdered soda and water out on the porch, which contained a stir stick. 
That night, temperatures in San Francisco reached record low temperature. 
When he woke the next morning, he discovered that it had frozen to the stir stick, 
creating a fruit flavored ice treat that he named the epsicle. 
18 years later he patented it and called it the Popsicle.

LARGEST FOOD ITEM ON A MENU

The largest food item on a menu is roast camel
The camel is stuffed with a sheep’s carcass, which is stuffed with chickens, which are stuffed with fish, which are stuffed with eggs.