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Canadians make a racket about mysterious 'hum' coming from US side of border
foxnews.com ^ | 5-1-12 | The Wall Street Journal

Posted on 05/01/2012 1:58:30 PM PDT by rawhide

WINDSOR, Ontario – Last month, Bob Dechert, a senior aide to Canada's foreign minister, was dispatched to Detroit with an important diplomatic mission: to stop a highly-annoying noise.

The so-called Windsor hum, described as a low-frequency rumbling sound, has rattled windows and knocked objects off shelves in this border community just across the Detroit River from the Motor City. Locals have said it sounds like a large diesel truck idling, a loud boom box or the bass vocals of Barry White.

Residents in Windsor, Ontario, have blamed the hum for causing illness, whipping dogs into frenzies, keeping cats housebound and sending goldfish to the surface in backyard ponds. Many have resorted to switching on their furnace fan all season to drown out the noise.

Even weirder, Americans cannot seem to hear it. Canadians find that suspicious -- especially since their research suggests the hum is coming from the Yankees' side -- and accuse US officials of staying silent over the noise.

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KEYWORDS: hum
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1 posted on 05/01/2012 1:58:40 PM PDT by rawhide
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hum , Bid Stink ?


2 posted on 05/01/2012 2:00:15 PM PDT by molson209
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It's just the Detroit yoofs cranking up their ghetto blasters.
3 posted on 05/01/2012 2:01:08 PM PDT by detective
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To: rawhide
it sounds like a large diesel truck idling [...] or the bass vocals of Barry White.

Old Barry is thrilled about THAT comparison, I bet.

4 posted on 05/01/2012 2:02:06 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: rawhide

” mysterious ‘hum’ coming from US side of border “

Hey - if ya don’t know the words..... ;)


5 posted on 05/01/2012 2:02:13 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: rawhide
So the plan is working. How long until they surrender?

/johnny

6 posted on 05/01/2012 2:02:32 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: rawhide

Canadians make a racket about mysterious ‘hum’ coming from US side of border which sounds like ``EHHHH``


7 posted on 05/01/2012 2:03:48 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (Hummers in Detroit???` Who knew?)
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hey, the only words we know are “Oh, Canada...” everything after that is mumbling and humming. :)


8 posted on 05/01/2012 2:04:20 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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I thought the hum was the sound of Canadian footsteps fleeing America back to Canada.


9 posted on 05/01/2012 2:07:42 PM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: rawhide

We like rock and roll in America.


10 posted on 05/01/2012 2:08:50 PM PDT by wastedyears (There can be only one.)
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Nothing to worry about, Canada! It’s just Nancy Pelosi doing to you what she’s been doing to America for years.


11 posted on 05/01/2012 2:09:09 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: rawhide
Strange sounds

Strange sounds of UNKNOWN origin penetrating through the earth. The phenonema has been on going for months now in various parts of the world and has been given no real explination to how or why. One possible theory to the phenonema is the sounds are being caused drilling to make way for large underground bomb shelters as some Governments are taking the threat of 2012 seriously. These noises are being reported on a much larger scale compared to what this video shows.
12 posted on 05/01/2012 2:13:07 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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Crazy Uncle Ross Perot used to speak of the “giant sucking sound” coming from Mexico (taking our jobs away).


13 posted on 05/01/2012 2:15:21 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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Is Canada still a country? They’re awfully quiet.


14 posted on 05/01/2012 2:15:35 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: rawhide

It’s that special underground Naval communications tool for use in contacting the fleet worldwide, especially nuke subs far underwater. It is sonar-based, through the earth, from a grid in Michigan. But the Canadians aren’t supposed to be able to hear it, either!


15 posted on 05/01/2012 2:16:46 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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So the plan is working. How long until they surrender?

If it was Quebec they would be waving white flags already. Not sure how long Ontarians can hold out. Alberta would likely never give in.

16 posted on 05/01/2012 2:17:48 PM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: Lucky9teen

It may be Frank Zappa spinning in his grave.

Dynamo HUM.


17 posted on 05/01/2012 2:21:24 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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In case anyone is wondering, it is real, I’ve heard it.


18 posted on 05/01/2012 2:22:11 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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Am I the first to post

Bush's fault!

19 posted on 05/01/2012 2:24:32 PM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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Even weirder, Americans cannot seem to hear it.

This should not be a shock. Hardly any Americans even LIVE on the West Bank of the St. Claire. I read of a house that was for sale for $500 there. No buyers.

20 posted on 05/01/2012 2:25:16 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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