Radio advertisements tend to have disclaimers at the end of them, where the announcer spews a book size run of words so fast it’s impossible to understand the content, like the small “print” in car advertisements in newspapers and magazines. It’s ridiculous.
Stairs in office buildings have parabolic mirrors on the bottom floor, so people walking down can see if any wackos are hiding beneath the bottom stairwell.
Women’s bathrooms in office buildings require a key.
TV advertisements for drugs are common.
Beer and books are cheap, food is expensive.
Cars don’t stop for pedestrians unless they have to.
More Pringles variety here: Smoky Bacon, and White Cheddar.
Traffic signs indicating how much you’ll be fined if you kill a road worker. Is it a dare?
Plastic surgery ads are prevalent, most starting with something like: “Are you happy with the size of your breasts?”
Drivers have little patience for Canadian drivers going the speed limit; and drivers seem to use their horn more than their blinker. I think I’ve used my car horn less than 5 times IN 20 YEARS.
It gets so humid here, my glasses fog up after getting out of my air-conditioned car.
Movie theaters are insanely loud, though their reclining seats and amphitheatre-style are cool.
Gasoline prices fluctuate wildly from one block to the next, and unleaded gasoline is more expensive than diesel.
Road signs advertising that car-pooling is available by calling an 800 number.
There are NO classical music radio stations. Fortunately, I can pick up CBC’s Radio-2.
Single-malt scotch is more expensive, although they have a better variety (depending on where you shop).
A Canadian “large” size beverage is an “extra large” here, and no one sells a “small”.
Food portions at restaurants are insanely huge and wasteful.