[Foundation-l] Fwd: Announcing new Chief Global DevelopmentOfficer and new Chief Community Officer

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Thu Jun 3 19:40:40 UTC 2010

Lodewijk wrote:
> so if I understand correctly, the US is afraid of Canada? hmmm interesting
> ;)

Self-deprecating humour is another great weapon. It is very difficult to 
understand when you believe that you are in the most powerful nation in 
the world.

> 2010/6/3 <susanpgardner at gmail.com
>> Canadians are good for Wikimedia because we have a, uh, healthy sensitivity
>> to American cultural dominance. When Barry and I were kids, our prime
>> minister famously characterized Canada as a mouse in bed with an elephant --
>> no matter how friendly the elephant is, you're affected by every twitch and
>> grunt ;-)

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