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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    LOL I was in the states trying to shop for school supplies and I’m like do you have duo tangs here? And they’re like...
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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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    Like band-aids and whoppers
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    Omg I lived on these in school!!
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