What's Different in Canada

A Beginner's Guide to the Differences Between the Two Most Similar Countries on Earth

Duo-Tangs

A cardstock folder with a built-in three ring binder is called a Duo-Tang in Canada. This is another example of a “proprietary eponym,” where a brand name becomes synonymous with the category. Duo-Tang.  What a whacky name. 

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    they’re both folderrrrrsssss
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    but this is a folderÉééÉ
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    I won a game of Scattergories with “Duo-Tang”, so.
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    I never knew this was only in Canada, I’ve always known them as duotangs and nothing else.
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