It was popular bacause of the act of seifening gas from someone eles car, because canadians cant afford gas.
Then used alot by the actors Doug and Bob,
What? Get the fuck outa there! you fucking hooser!!
doug and bobs telve days of christmas song
Doug- Look out the window!
Bob- Where?! Whadda ya doing?
Doug- Snow, hosehead.
Bob- Wha? Oh, it's the Great White North, and it's snowing, cause it's Christmas time. Hey, hoser!
Bob- Here's a quiz. Quiz for Doug.
Doug- Okay, I have my thinking touque on.
Bob- Yeah, right. What are the twelve days of Christmas? Cause, figure it out, right. Christmas is when?
Doug- Uh, the 25th.
Bob- Right, and what's the 24th, Christmas Eve, right? So, that's two. And then, what's after that?
Doug- Um... Uh, Wrestling Day.
Bob- No. Get out.
Doug- Boxing Day, yeah, yeah.
Bob- That's three. Then what's after that? Nothing.
Doug- New Year's.
Bob- Four. And what's...
Doug- New Year's Eve.
Bob- Five. Where do you get twelve?
Doug- Uh... There's two Saturdays and Sundays in there, that's four. That's nine. And, three other days, which I believe are the mystery days
Come here hoser, I was just kidding.
Used as a negative, it basically means "idiot." When used positively, it's a phrase of light endearment.
In both cases, it is most effective when the subject(s) displays stereotypically Canadian attributes.
POS - "They drank all our beers and smoked all our smokes, but took the ski-doos to get more before the hockey game started. What a bunch of Hosers."