Though it’s our polite neighbor to the North, a lot of Americans don’t know a whole lot about Canada beyond the basics. A lot of it is cold, the people pronounce “about” incorrectly, and their new prime minister is a young guy who’s anxious to legalize pot. After those few tidbits, most Americans fall back on the knowledge they learned from American sitcoms. Obviously, this information can be somewhat off base. For example, did you know most Canadians’ heads do not flap wildly above their jaw while they’re talking (a la South Park)? Shocking, I know. Here are some other things that might surprise you about the Great White North.