nekom: Around here they stole bronze vases and VFW stars from a cemetery for scrap. Anything for a buck, so disgraceful.
Jument: As a Canadian, this makes me sad. OTOH this is hardly the worst thing I've ever heard so take it down a notch, subby.
Karma Chameleon: I thought everyone was always joking, but Canada really doesn't have serious problems, does it?
umad: Canadia doesn't support veterans with tax dollars? Why not? There must only be a few dozen of them.
Sybarite: Worse, the thief looted the box and dumped the poppies - symbolic of Canada's wartime dead and sacrifices - in the washroom of a Tim HortonsThis story couldn't be any more Canadian if it was wearing a toque and eating poutine.
Cagey B: The contempt is for the site, right? I expected an "We're twats" animation somewhere.
Bill_Wick's_Friend: In Timmy's looThe poppies flowBetween the urinalsRow on rowThat mark our piss.And in the stallsA drunk, still boozy stinking, falls.Take up our quarrel with our foeTo you with greasy hands we throwA cup of double double javaIf ye break faith I'll huck Timbits at ya'But not right now. Cuz nature callsin Timmy's loo.
ReapTheChaos: I know Canada is supposed to have a low crime rate and all, but they leave money unattended in a god damned bathroom and act shocked when it's stolen?
Slaxl: Jument: As a Canadian, this makes me sad. OTOH this is hardly the worst thing I've ever heard so take it down a notch, subby.I think he did, that's why he went for contempt. There's a lot worse on the scale than mere contempt.
haemaker: //A toonie is a CN$2 coin so named because it is 2 loonies.
Ivo Shandor: haemaker: //A toonie is a CN$2 coin so named because it is 2 loonies.I liked "doubloon" for the $2 (for the same reason), but it never caught on.
haemaker: And so begins the annual hunt for thieves who'd deprive war veterans and their families of the loonies, toonies, small change and bills that are collected each year in the iconic poppy boxes.NEVER DEPRIVE A WAR VETERAN (OR HIS FAMILY) OF A TOONIE!/A loonie is a CN$1 coin because it has an image of a loon on it.//A toonie is a CN$2 coin so named because it is 2 loonies.///The loon in this case is the actual bird, notStephen Harper
Slaves2Darkness: nekom: Around here they stole bronze vases and VFW stars from a cemetery for scrap. Anything for a buck, so disgraceful.What you don't like the ghetto reduce, reuse, recycle program?
1979: Karma Chameleon: I thought everyone was always joking, but Canada really doesn't have serious problems, does it?[www.harper-watch.ca image 500x344]
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