Word of the Day

The Canadian Word of the Day is a collection of unique words, hand selected by Katherine Barber, that are either only found in Canada or have a usage in Canada not found anywhere else. Example: did you know that the term “collector lanes” is used only in Canada?

For Tuesday, January 31, 2006



  • Pacific National Exhibition. 

Example from The Globe

The word PNE has appeared in 8 Globe articles over the past year, most recently in “A U.S. civil war?” on December 23, 2005.

A U.S. civil war? $

Friday, Dec 23, 2005

You'll be hearing plenty more from McKenzie during TSN's coverage of the Vancouver tournament, and it won't just be gossip. Along with anchor James Duthie, he will report and provide studio analysis from the PNE Coliseum, where Canada will play its preliminary games.