Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Tomorrow's Canada Day so I will not be working, no posts from home because I have better things to do like watch The View at the time it was actually meant to be seen.
To celebrate let's list some stuff invented by Canadians shall we:
The pacemaker - Wilfred Bigelow
The paint roller - (1940, Norman Breakey)
Trivial Pursuit - (1982, Chris Haney, John Haney and Scott Abbott Yachtzee)
The ear piercer
Thge dental mirror
Five Pin Bowling (1908, Thomas F. Ryan)
The Zipper (1913, Gideon Sundback)
The Snowblower (1925, Arthur Sicard)...DUH
Retractable Beer Carton Handle (1957, Steve Pasjack)
BlackBerry (1999, Mike Lazaridis)
and the greatest of all...
Poutine (1957, Fernand Lachance)



hoop said...

Saturday is our Independence Day. I won't be working on Friday.

I'll get back to you on things invented by US citizens later. I just got some work in my email this morning.

Have fun.

hoop said...

Looks like Jewels celebrated Canada Day too much yesterday.

JEWELS said...

:( I had an appointment this morning...BOOO...

hoop said...

Hope all is well. Thought that you might have the Wine Flu. I know. It's bad.