10 ‘Canadianisms’ You Might Bust Out For Saratoga Pond Hockey
The Saratoga Frozen Springs Pond Hockey Tournament returns February 9-11 at the Saratoga State Park! Get in the spirit by reading up on some "Canadianisms" you can use while watching—or playing—the game.
1. "Kerfuffle" - means commotion
"What's the kerfuffle here at the Saratoga State Park? Oh yea, it's POND HOCKEY!"
2. "Two-four" - means 24-rack of beer
"I'm ready for a two-four after that goal."
3. Arse - means hind quarters
"How'd you get that bruise?" "I fell on my arse yesterday at pond hockey!"
4. Chesterfield - means couch
"I can't wait to warm up and watch Netflix on the chesterfield later."
"I'm going to stay so warm for pond hockey because I'm bringing my best toque."
6. Backbacon - means Canadian bacon
"I asked for extra backbacon with my breakfast this morning, so I'm ready to skate all day long!"
"A double-double from Tim Horton's would really hit the spot right now."
"The queue for coffee is so long. I just want my double-double!"
"What a perfect winter day for pond hockey-- not too cold with the occasional chinook."
"We're gonna give'r this year at the Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic. Bring it!"
We hope you have a skookem time at this year's Frozen Classic!