blame Canada

blame Canada

A slang phrase from the cartoon South Park, (comically) blaming Canada for any troubles in one's life. Another tax increase? Ugh, blame Canada! I can't believe we all failed that stupid test. Blame Canada!
See also: blame
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Although, to be fair, if we could replace David Cameron we would, so you can't blame Canada.
Dubai If you're angry over obtaining a visa for Canadians coming to the UAE, blame Canada.
Its theme was F*** You, Uncle F***a, and another tune, Blame Canada, was nominated for an Academy Award.
Well, the narrow-minded and industry-uneducated in the call center/CRM field should entertain this: If you find that your company's competition is offering more advantageous call center service than yours, it may be that you should blame Canada, as it were.
TV season, don't blame Canada, and don't blame the networks or the studios.
Until it is, ``Don't blame Canada for runaways'' is misleading.
Three years ago, the expletive-filled song Blame Canada from South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut was nominated in the same category.
Hollywood likes to blame Canada for all its woes, but the productions are running away elsewhere these days.
As for the rest of the glossier categories, I'm standing up for Pedro Almodovar's All About My Mother as Foreign Language Film, The Insider as Adapted Screenplay (though nice to see the subversive Election up there), American Beauty for cinematography and score, Buena Vista Social Club as documentary and Toy Story 2's When She Loved Me as Original Song, though the mere fact that there's a nomination for the wonderfully xenophobic Blame Canada from South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut, and that they'll actually be staging an interpretation of it, surely puts everything else firmly in the shade.
Brad Pitt decided not to go then changed his mind, muttering that "every time you turn on the television someone's getting an award", the site reports and the writers of South Park have had to cut swear words from Blame Canada in case it wins Best Song.
Others believe the growing anti-runaway production movement in California is beginning to have an impact as well, with producers staying home to shoot to placate the militant Blame Canada lobby in Hollywood.
THE movie of the cult television series failed to win an Oscar for best song for Blame Canada - you can blame Phil Collins for that and, no doubt, the next series of South Park will take revenge.
and a Canadian consultant to ABA 2000, added: "To blame Canada for the problems in the NBA is not right.
Well after the series' demise and the cast's crossover to film, we can still blame Canada for many happy returns at the box office.