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Ten indisputable facts about Canada

only surviving photo of O. CanadaIn honor of Canada Day, I’m celebrating by shattering the many myths that surround Canadian history and culture. Today is all about history:

“Many people believe the name Canada is based on the Iroquois word “kanata” or “village.” The sad truth is Canada is named after Lord Alfred O. Canada, the first Twit Plenipotentiary sent by the British Crown to rule over the beaver-addled country with an iron fist (he’d lost his original hand in the Battle of Ipswich — fought between the Dutch, the French and the British over who was going to pick up the check at the annual Let’s Rape the New World Convention and BeaverFest) and his laser-beam-firing eyes.”