I got a request. Normally I don’t do requests but I feel I have to in order to defend the honor of my country. I received an e-mail from Vics and in it she told me that she and her friends had a discussion about
The Telephone: Alexander Graham Bell invented as most people know but he was NOT American. He was Canadian
Insulin: A drug created by Frederick Banting, so diabetics all over the world could now lead a normal life, and manage their disease.
IMAX: A Film resolution that allows for far greater detail in movies.
U.N. Peace Keepers: The idea of Preston B Pearson, when he was
JAVA The Computer Language: Created by James Gosling back in 1994. The Internet would not be what it is today if it weren’t for this guy and I don’t mean spam.
The Wonderbra: Any garment that promotes cleavage is a GREAT CANADIAN INVENTION (I’m sorry I had to put something like that in to make sure you’re paying attention)
The Blackberry: Created by Canadian Company Research in Motion or RIM for short.
Standard Time: Sandford Fleming came up with the idea of standardized time zones all over the world.
Pacemaker: Invented by Canadian John Hopps
Ski Doo: A vehicle created for traveling in Canadian winters. Invented by Joseph-Armand Bombardier who later create a company that expanded in aerospace, and railway technology.
Instant Mashed Potatoes: Because Canadians wanted their Mashed Potatoes NOW!!!
Basketball: Invented by James Naismith, because sometimes it was too cold to play Hockey.
Superman: Joe Shuster, half of the team that created Superman was Canadian.
Hopefully I have defended
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