Canada is awesome. I know it. You know it. But one internet user obviously didn’t because he started insulting it. Twitter user fredsonora called Canadians moose-fornicators and even insulted their ham and curling! Those were some very low blows.

Luckily, Twitter user Sharlene, who goes by the moniker sfergs_, was there to step in to defend Canada. And she did this by explaining why it is one of the best countries in the world. The spat on Twitter occurred after Sharlene exclaimed that she was incredibly glad that her parents emigrated to Canada instead of the United States; fredsonora didn’t like that one bit, so he proceeded to verbally attack Canada.

Now, before proceeding any further, I’d like to say that I like Canada and the United States equally: I appreciate the former’s well-mannered people and stunning frigid landscape, and the latter’s passion for innovation and incredible national parks. Both countries have their pros and cons. However, emotions can get a bit heated where nationalities are concerned, and this ‘feud’ on Twitter is a perfect example of this.

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One Twitter user said she was glad her family emigrated to Canada

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But somebody didn’t like that one bit and insulted Canada in the worst way possible

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But the original poster stood up for Canada and explained why it’s an awesome country to live in

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Sharlene was on the warpath when she listed what she thinks are the reasons Canada is ‘better’ than the US. The Twitter user highlighted that one of the biggest positives the country has is free healthcare which she contrasted with the situation in the US.

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The woman noted that Canada isn’t perfect…

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…and she stated that her goal wasn’t to make fun of Americans

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However, the woman mentioned that Canada is far from perfect and she noted that her goal wasn’t to make Americans feel bad. Sharlene’s thread was wildly successful, getting more than 831,000 likes and being retweeted over 185,000 times.

Naturally, Canada is well known for its moose, ham, and curling, but that’s not all. The Top Tens writes that Canada is best known for several other things, chief among them being maple syrup, the Niagara Falls, and the tendency for Canadians to use the word ‘eh?’

Canada is also known as one of the safest countries in the world and the second-largest country in the world by area. And what is that area populated by? Incredibly friendly folks who are amazing at curling.

Here’s how people reacted to the Twitter spat

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