I've heard this statement numerous times before, and here is the proof.
Alanis - Too Hot, released 1991. #1 song in Canada for a record breaking 66 weeks.
In HIMYM Robin said the '80s came to Canada in 1993.
But this song can't be used as a proof, it's a typical '90s song
"Quagmire, are you the type of guy who takes 'no' for an answer ?"
"My lawyer doesn't allow me to answer that question"
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