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Old 22-05-2016, 12:12   #46
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USA & Canada are both in "America" as are all the countries south of the USA clean to Cape Horn.

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The Canada Goose is not Canadian.
The American Black Duck is not a USA only bird.

If you live in New Brunswick,where would the 20K non USA members of CF think you live?

Where is the St. John River?

I live in Grand Harbour, not far from Pocologan & even closer to Deer Is.

I kid thee not

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My mom grew up in northern Maine. Her backyard bordered the RR tracks which ran along the St John River. Across the river was Edmundston, NB.

The reason for the, "Isn't Canada in America," was because of the thread title. The content of the OP refers to the US/Canada but the title is ambiguous.
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Bless the Canadians.... they have to put up with us Yankees....

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Old 22-05-2016, 12:14   #48
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the telephone, the light bulb, the zipper and poutine being just a few.

I guess I'll have to buy the most recent revised history book so I can keep current on past events. But Poutine? Definitely Canadian. But if we have to, us Americans will improve on that too.
We've already improved on poutine.
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Old 22-05-2016, 12:21   #49
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My mom grew up in northern Maine. Her backyard bordered the RR tracks which ran along the St John River. Across the river was Edmundston, NB.

The reason for the, "Isn't Canada in America," was because of the thread title. The content of the OP refers to the US/Canada but the title is ambiguous.
Aha-the disputed Aroostook-almost part of the Republique de Madawaska!

All in fun Jason Fair winds!
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Old 22-05-2016, 12:29   #50
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Aha-the disputed Aroostook-almost part of the Republique de Madawaska!

All in fun Jason Fair winds!
So, to answer your question I'm going to say that New Brunswick is in the state of Georgia.

Final answer.
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Okay - I'm from the US East Coast, magically transported to the Pacific Northwest to refit a poor neglected 35 year old boat built by a bunch of (drunk) Canadians after their first (or second) sixpack of the day. I'm not making this stuff up, I have pictures of the build, hundreds of them, and in every single one there is a bunch of huge grinning Canadians standing in front of the hull, drinking beer.

Now, on to this square drive/Robertson business. I admit, before now I wasn't conversant with every type of screw known to man. When we refit any boat I am the "de" construction part of the operation. And I do it well. And carefully. So here I am in a new country the PNW (might as well be, it ain't New Yawk) trying mightily to assimilate and I'm confronted with these new screws. Thousands and thousands of them. And all the squares are DIFFERENT SIZES!!!???

After the last refit, when I removed thousands of screws by hand, my husband bought me my own special battery powered Bosch screw remover (see? I need the tool Google translator). Now I need to find new square head (ahem, Robertson) drives. Not one or two sizes, but umpteen sizes. Some of them are tiny and in brass and the heads twist off if I put too much torque on it. I started keeping them all separate containers for about a week, now they all get tossed in a gallon container and I'm on my second.

Okay I'm getting out of hand here. But at last I can talk to some people that actually know what I'm talking about. When I try to tell my friends back East or down in the Keys there's a lot of silence and I think they send emails to each other and there's an intervention in my future.

So thank you for giving the actual real name of the screw that I curse every single day of my life.

(PS They do work really well)
6 pack????? Surely you mean a twofour.
A Canadian drunk on one or two 6 packs??
More jovial maybe.....are you sure they didn't start early
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So, to answer your question I'm going to say that New Brunswick is in the state of Georgia.

Final answer.
New Jersey will be upset!
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I doubt anyone really needed a geography or history lessen.
says Cadence from SC
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I do believe that it is owned by Warren Buffet now!!!
Bill

In return, I on behalf of my fellow countrymen have one request. Please, please adopt the Robertson Screw!!
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Screwing is complicated. You can cause a lot of trouble screwing, especially if you do it wrong. Take precautions when screwing and use the right equipment. Striping first isn't necessary but is common. No matter what tool you prefer once your screwed you can't be unscrewed.


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Here, in Amerka, we like to have choices
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Ahhh Catchup. It goes with everything.
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My mistake. I just looked up poutine. I was confusing it with something else entirely.
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We have happily shared many of our greatest inventions with you.............. poutine being just a few.
And that's why we have a secret "get revenge" plan.
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Maybe they have changed since I was a young feller-used to be a one handed "snap" job.
I work with a guy that could just walk up behind a girl and unsnap the snap, through the blouse. Maybe A or bs. The Ds were 3 or 4 hooks.
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