Was thinking today about differences between our language, do you guys say "Fish and Chips" too?

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    So one big one is pop. You call it soda and in Canada we call it pop. How about Fish and Chips? Do you guys call it that, or just "fish and fries"?

    Now oddly, we also call fries, well, fries. But if it comes with halibut fish, we call it chips. We rarely say French Fries, just fries (probably the influence of the British who want all things French eliminated from Canada)

    What say you? Fish and Chips?
     
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    yep, fish and chips.
     
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    I believe England is the only country where "Fish and Chips" is available. England is a culinary horror show, anyway.
     
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    It's pop in western New York, too.
    And there it's goulash. In Maine it's American Chop Suey, and DON'T ask me why. What do you guys call macaroni and hamburger in tomato sauce?
     
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    There is a fish n chips stand about 12 miles or so away from me right now.
     
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    Down here, most of us call every "pop" product a coke.
    "im going to the store to get some cokes"
    "what kind?"
    "mountain dew and sprite"
    lol
     
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    We call call basically just baked mac and cheese with meat I guess. We have a product called Kraft Dinner (or KD for the new cool kids), and it is what you call mac and cheese. We basically exchange Kraft Dinner to mean Mac and Cheese, unless, it's homemade of course, but KD is a HUGE, cheap, generalized Canadian food. Think of Q-Tips to mean cotton swabs, or Band aids for bandages. The brand is so big, it becomes generic for that product.
     
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    Like coke lol
    You guys dont do spaghetti?
     
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    Maybe OL meant goulash.
    To some, macaroni means noodles lol
     
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    They apparently don't have goulash, either.
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