The Angst Map of Canada

Geist unearths real Canadian place names! Visit Desperation Lake, SK, and Destruction Bay, YT, with The Angst Map of Canada.

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

Simon McGavin, Cyberspace

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