Remember the [The] Home Depot logo thing? Well, look at the difference between the logos for Bravo in the U.S. (left) and Bravo in Canada (right):

Bravo US Logo Bravo Canada Logo

Why do we exclaim in Canada, but not in the U.S.?


Daniel's picture
Daniel on November 2, 2004 - 04:23 Permalink

And… why does Canada have a droopier ‘r’?

oliver's picture
oliver on November 2, 2004 - 13:28 Permalink

Maybe it’s the upside down exclamation mark of Spanish and a desire not to alienate the large number of US Spanish speakers?

Nils's picture
Nils on November 2, 2004 - 13:42 Permalink

We exclaim because it took so damn long to get decent cable TV. And at my age, I have nothing to say about droopy r’s — except I got one.