“If you put not in front of it and it sounds ridiculous it’s not a strategy.” – in response to Carleton’s new commitment to focus on “excellence”.
“Repetition is an effective pedagogical tool.” – truth
“What is the difference between Canada and yoghurt? Yoghurt has active culture.”
“What are the only two books in the Old Testament that describe Canada? Lamentations and Exodus.” – Canadian joke ca. 1890s.
Canadians are “outnumbered by trees and unable to lick them” (intro to The Peaceable Kingdom)
“Red Tory sounds like a mixed drink.