Toronto’s 2nd Gift to the world
Since November 26, Metroblogging sites around the globe have been unveiling seven gifts their cities can share with the world – one gift a day for seven days. Toronto was a bit late starting but are hoping to accelerate our sharing of this weeks topic. David Markland over at the Los Angeles metblog site has put up an ongoing guide for all the posts on this subject.
The man who brought cheesy, campy comedy back into the limelight for the rest of the world and made it cool to laugh at not so cool phrases. Mike Myers, a proud Torontonian has been making the world laugh for the past twenty five years.
His characters have spawned many cultural catch phrases such as “Oh, behave!”, “Yeah Baby! Yeah!”, “Shagadelic!”, “Not!”, and “Schwing!”. The list goes on and on with notable characters such as Fat Bastard, Dr. Evil, Wayne, Austin Powers, Shrek, and his various bouts on SNL.