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Another variant is "Saskatchewan - a Cree word meaning 'place where it is impossible to commit suicide by jumping off something' "
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Laurel and Hardy on Saskatchewan (starting at 2:33):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92UL...youtu.be&t=153
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When we first started watching the show, back when it was being broadcast on WGN, the wife commented that "Oscar is your father." By the time we got to the end of the show, she was saying "Oscar is you!"
Did you once punch a skunk?
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When we first started watching the show, back when it was being broadcast on WGN, the wife commented that "Oscar is your father." By the time we got to the end of the show, she was saying "Oscar is you!"
Haha yes! I had my parents watch it back way back when and Oscar was just amusing. Now 10+ years on and dad is Full Oscar.
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Did you once punch a skunk?
Or beat a skunk to death with a salmon?
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This is a really great series, and doesn't seem to have the mean streak towards any characters that a lot of comedy does - while someone may be the butt of the joke at various times, there isn't an edge to it.
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Or beat a skunk to death with a salmon?
Does a trout count?
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It's not entirely flat, guys. We have a valley. Oh, and we built a hill. The full package, really, and being able to do something else with both hands for three hours out of a three and a half hour drive is a real time saver.
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But have you ever been to the land of rape and honey?


Been through it, but didn't stop.
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My great-grandparents lived on a farm in Saskatchewan a hundred years ago before relocating to Michigan, so I could have ended up there myself!


Where in Saskatchewan was their farm?

Who knows, we may be kin!
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Anyone watch "Corner Gas"? (Canadian sitcom)

One quirk of the show is that the last name of each of the characters is the name of a small town in Saskatchewan. (Except Fitzie and Fitzie's grammie, of course.)

Used to know the actor who played "Wes Humboldt down at the insurance and liquor store" but he died of cancer a few years ago.

I think Brent Butt missed a real opportunity by not having a character named "Glen Ewen", but he was from East-Central Saskatchewan, not the South-East corner, and may never have heard of it.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen_Ewen

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When we first started watching the show, back when it was being broadcast on WGN, the wife commented that "Oscar is your father." By the time we got to the end of the show, she was saying "Oscar is you!"


Somehow, that matches my personal image of you!
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