Torontonian – No, Vancouver is on the West Coast near Seattle.
Dumbass – Seattle!! you shittin' me?.
Torontonian – No really eh, Toronto is close to Buffalo.
Dumbass – Buffalo!!
Torontonian – Where you from Eh?
Dumbass – North Tonawanda, New Yew York.
Torontonian –Eh, you’re like 10 miles from the border.
Dumbass – You mean the US border?
Torontonian – I’d love to talk but I have talk to those hot chicks from Chicago at the shooter bar. Nice talk’n to you eh?
That is, if you like. Is it not so, what I just said? Please repeat yourself. Etc.
Equivalent to the American "huh?" or "right?"
Usually used to prompt a person to respond to what was said. or to indicate a lack of understanding.
Dave: You're damn right.
2) Dave: The dog is red and the sky is grey.
Adding "eh" to a sentence can indicate the speaker's willingness to accept dissent or to invite further discussion. Has been referred to as an "articulated question mark."
The interpretation of "eh" as carrying meaning beyond other routine interjections (huh?) is supposed to be uniquely Canadian. "Ascertaining the comprehension, continued interest, agreement, etc., of the person or persons addressed" is how the Canadian Oxford Dictionary puts it.
"We could get a pizza, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'if you would like to'
"I don't know about that, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'but perhaps I might be convinced if you explained further'
"What's that, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'I would appreciate, friend of mine, hearing your interpretation'
"The beer's cheap here, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'so what would you like to do about that'
"It's after last call, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'were you aware'
<John> Pass me a beer!
<John> Pass me a beer, eh?
<Tim> No thanks
<Captain John> Hand o'er the rum.
<1st Mate Tim> Aye!