Skinner | Slang | Prison slang for pedophile. The ultimate insult on the Downtown Eastside after goof; a catch-all for any type of especially shady character. Use with extreme caution.
Usage: “Don’t give that guy your change. He’s a total skinner.”
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"I was on the seawall last night when the clouds broke at sunset -- the light was skookum."
An agenda of the things we are doing, wishing we could do, or are conspiring to do in Vancouver from July 18 to July 24, 2018
Kids were encouraged to run guiltlessly, joyously amok at this memorable (if often outrageously loud) counter-service cafe off The Drive.
In his latest read of the news headlines, Sean Orr finds musicians getting the shaft and view corridors getting damned.
Chefs Angus An, Hamid Salimian, Joël Watanabe and Robert Belcham have joined forces to open Popina Canteen this summer.
"You hear all these great stories about the former glories of Market Alley, but it's hard to imagine it because of the stench of piss..."
"It's gotta be Flying Ant Day because there are half a dozen of the sexed up critters currently writhing in my beer..."
"In a town so full of fools it's odd that there has only ever been one 'official' Town Fool, and that was Joachim Foikus..."
"My parents used to tell stories about sneaking beers into the Green Door and feasting big on spot prawns and fresh crab..."