Until now, that is.
1) The whoopee cushion was invented by Canadians.
2) Benjamin Franklin first thought up the idea of Daylight Savings Time.
3) There is a “non-standard” unit of measurement known as the smoot.
4) Japanese superstition: “If you lie down immediately after eating, you will become a cow” (which, if you’re already a cow, is not a big problem, I guess; otherwise, pretty traumatic).