Canadians slang that Americans don't say
1. Mickey: A 375 ml bottle of alcohol. Usually shaped like a flask but slightly larger, they fit perfectly in a lady's purse.
2. Runners: Running shoes. Or, really, any kind of athletic shoe, like a tennis shoe.
3. Stag and stagette parties: bachelor and bachelorette parties.
4. Two-four: a case of 24 beers.
5. Freezies: A favorite summertime treat that consists mostly of sugar and water frozen in a clear plastic tube.
6.Toque: Pronounced "toohk," a toque is a winter hat or knit cap. Like a beanie. It often refers to the type of beanie that rolls up at the bottom.
7.Give'r: To exert as much effort as possible. Often used in the context of extreme sports.
8. Homo milk: Homogenized milk, also known as whole milk. In Canada, it is very normal for a parent or spouse to ask you to pick up some homo milk on your way home.
9. "Out for a rip": Going out for a drive. Or a snowmobile ride. Or any other kind of excursion, really.
10. Double-double: a type of coffee from Tim Hortons, Canada's most popular coffee and donut shop. Double-doubles are made with two creams and two sugars.
11. Timbit: a donut hole from Tim Hortons or from any other restaurant in Canada.
12. Parkade: A multistory parking lot, aka a parking garage.
13. Toonie (or twoonie): You already know what the loonie is, so we'll skip right over that one. A toonie is a $2 coin. It's two-colored and made out of aluminum bronze and nickel.
14. Serviette: a napkin.
15. Holiday: Canadians use the term "holiday" interchangeably with "vacation." E.g., "When are you taking your holiday this year?" "I think I might go on holiday in July."
16. Washroom: a polite word for bathroom. The Canadian version of "restroom."
17. Chesterfield: a couch or sofa.
18. Garburator: an electric device underneath of a kitchen sink that breaks up food so it can be washed away. You call it a trash disposal.
19. Housecoat: a bathrobe.
20. Texas mickey: a 3-liter (101 oz) bottle of alcohol.
21. College: This refers specifically to community colleges in Canada. Any institution that awards degrees is referred to as a "university."
22. Pop: soda.
23. Cheque: This is how Canadians spell "check" — as in the thing you write to transfer money to another person.
24. "eh": Used like the word "right" at the end of a sentence.
25. Spitting" = raining lightly (sprinkling).
26. "Brown bread" = whole wheat bread
27. "Cheezies" = Cheetos.
28 "Kraft Dinner" = Mac n' cheese.
29 "Pogie" = on unemployment.
30 "Hang a youie" = Make a U-turn.
31. "Rye" = Canadian whisky of any kind
32. Brewer's Retail = Beer stores in Ontario (now called "the Beer Store")
33. hoser = a loser (or it can also mean a good friend).
34. take off! = you are kidding, no way, fly an airplane.
35. Dinky Cars = Toy Cars (or Hot Wheels)
36. Converter = TV Remote
37. Hydro Bill = Electric Bill
38. Marks = Grades
39. Elastics = Rubber Bands
40. Toboggan = So much more evocative than “sled,” toboggan is (most likely) from the Micmac word “tobakun,” which means … sled
41. ABM = Automated Bank Machine
42. Jesus Murphy = An exclamation of surprise
43. Molson muscle = Beer belly
44. Nanaimo Bar = A dessert made of egg custard and graham crackers with a layer of chocolate on top
45. Queue = A line of people
46. The bush = A rural, forested, or uninhabited area
47. Puck bunny = A girl who follows hockey because she is attracted to the players
48. Tool = An idiot
49. Shit-Kickers = Shit-Kickers are nicknames for cowboy boots. Hee Haw!
50. Kitty-Corner = Something that is in a diagonal direction from something else.
51. Chinook = A warm wind that blows east over the Canadian Rockies, warming up Calgary in the winter.
52. Gitch/Gotch= Another name for underwear used mainly in Saskatchewan and Manitoba and often referring to men's or boys' briefs. A gotch refers to women's underwear.
53. Rink Rat = Someone who loves spending time on an hockey ice rink.
54. Deke = A hockey (surprise, surprise) technique when a player gets past their opponent by "faking it." It can also be used to replace the world detour.
55. Mountie = A mountie is a nickname for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
56. Knapsack = Backpack
57. Canuck= A nickname for Canadian
58. Eavestroughs = A trough that runs along the eaves and catches rain/leaves. both Americans and people living in Commonwealth countries was “gutters.”
59. Bachelor Apartment = studio apartment
60. Gasbar = Gas station
61. Fire Hall = fire station
62. Twenty-Sixer or Twixer: American alternatives given were “bottle” and “fifth.”
63. Chip Truck = Food Truck
64. Chocolate Bar = Candy Bar
65. Pissed = Drunk