Why Do Canadians Say ‘Eh’? | Atlas Obscura

When I travel to various places, people often identify me as a Canadian as soon as I say “eh” at the end of a sentence.  I sometimes wonder what people from other countries do, without “eh”!  It’s a very useful interjection or tag, as this article indicates.  The closest thing I’ve heard is “la” in Singapore, which is used far more than our “eh”!

The story behind Canada’s most distinctive verbal tic.

Source: Why Do Canadians Say ‘Eh’? | Atlas Obscura

By elleninsaigon Posted in esl

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