Siri Doesn’t Speak Canadian

I was walking through Toronto a little while back, and decided that I could really go for some poutine. I hadn’t had my iPhone for very long yet, and I was using Siri for absolutely everything possible. No matter how many times I said it, it just refused to recognize poutine as a word. I had to Google it in the end, but before I gave up, Russian President Putin did come up. Poteen also came up, which I had never heard of before, but is apparently a super strong and once illegal irish moonshine… seriously Siri, you have that, and NOT poutine?

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  1. Schmuck Man

    When you put it that way, Siri sounds racist towards Canadians. That’s not right.

    • coliver

      Totally! If I wasn’t so polite, I’d write them a letter!

  2. cpdohert

    Up until a few years ago, the vast majority of Canadians who’d never been farther east than Ottawa-Hull didn’t know what poutine or beaver tails were either.

    • coliver

      Good point… we must raise awareness!

  3. Michael Corley

    Insert all “boot” instead of “about” jokes here.

    • coliver

      There’s an “eh” joke in there as well I think

  4. Mark Stokes

    Putin your foot in your mouth.

    • coliver

      You’d love the hover text ;)

  5. David

    Sounds like Siri really knows how to party, then (one apparently hardcore Russian president, and a bottle of possibly jet fuel?)

    Not so helpful when you just want something to eat, though…

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