Reasons to Join the Canadian Army
So I stirred up a hornets nest over at Jimmyb’s. All was going well until an officer in the Canadian Army decides to call me lazy and a coward for not re-enlisting. I know; I am as surprised as you are. There’s a Canadian Army? Apparently so. After he made quite a few personal attacks against yours truly, I decided to just let him run on at the mouth. He had already said that troops were targeting civilians, so arguing with that kind of moon-battery would have been an exercise in futility. I do want to thank him though, ‘cause he gave me a great idea for a post. I started thinking; "Why would anybody join the Canadian Army?" So, I did an informal poll asking everybody I could think of (who had ever drank a Canadian beer), "Why would anyone join the Canadian Army?" These are the most common answers in bullet form:
- It’s like joining the American Army lite. All the uniforms and bullets, but with less real fighting.
- If you are going to be un-intimidating, you might as well join the Canadian army and get paid to be un-intimidating.
- It’s easy to be in the Canadian army there is only three things to protect: prescription drugs, socialism, and the virtue of the prostitutes in Montreal.
- Since the NHL has been on strike there has been no reason to riot. ‘Figured why not join up, maybe they would let me break something for no reason, ay.
- It’s better than joining the French army, ‘cause you got some place to run to after dropping your weapon.
- Go off, see the world, just anything besides sitting on the American border.
- Have been wanting to go out and spread our quirky accent. That’s what Canada is all aboot.
Feel free to add any that you have heard. I could only find 7 people that have ever tried Canadian beer. Hat tip to Pitt for the great idea.