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By Pam Burke 

When the stereotype fits, it can still be weird


September 14, 2018

Sure, we all joke about it being true, but it’s not. The truth is that not all Canadians are polite people. It’s impossible.

Mathematicians will tell you it’s statistically impossible for 36.3 million people to all be polite. Statistically speaking, some will be crude, some will be crabby and some will be jerks, among other impolitenesses. If you don’t believe math, choose a different area of study; they’ll all tell you the same thing.

Sociologist will tell you about the diverse nature of humans, and also rattle off the statistics proving how the blanket statement has to be wron...

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