Why it's so great to be a Newfie

WE WERE FIRST
to respond to Titanic's distress signal;
to vaccinate for smallpox;
to host a transatlantic flight;
to have wireless communication in the world; to discover proof of continental drift theory.

WE HAVE:
the oldest street and oldest city in No.America;
the oldest rock in the world;
the oldest continuous sporting event (Regatta Day rules!!!);
the largest university in Atlantic Canada;
the most pubs per square foot in Canada;
the longest running radio program in No.Am.;
caught the world's largest invertebrate (squid).

A NEWFOUNDLANDER
built the world's first artificial ice arena;
invented the gas mask;
was once governor of Northern Rhodesia;
was with Abraham Lincoln at Gettysberg.

WE ARE
the funniest people in Canada (ask anybody);
the sexiest people in Canada (Maclean's magazine survey);
the only province with four identifiable flags;
the most giving people in Canada (StatsCan);
the most sexually active people in all of
Canada (what else are we gonna do?)

WE ARE THE ONLY PROVINCE
TO HAVE ITS OWN:

encyclopedia;
dictionary;
pony;
dogs; and
cultural publication.

In reading this, you now know more about
Newfoundland than ... almost everyone!