Post-Traumatic Aritzia Disorder

7013556549_6fbf984ed8_k

Post-Traumatic Aritzia Disorder | Slang | A “mental condition” jocularly endured by a sisterhood of former Aritzia employees (a local women’s fashion company). Symptoms may include insincere smiling, inexplicable cattiness, sandwich hallucinations, latent ESL-envy, “on-trend” anxiety, and the inability to urinate without first folding items of clothing. Often shortened to its acronym, PTAD.

Usage: “It’s hard for me to be in any retail environment without my PTAD welling up…”explore-the-lexicon

There is 1 comment

The Wildly Successful Art Show We Wish Was Still Around

"The coolest thing about The Cheaper Show was the genuine thrill finding a piece of art that you loved that hadn't sold yet."

The Stretch of Road That Helps Feed Vancouver Every Day

"I wonder what will happen when the viaducts come down and Produce Row sees its traffic increased by a billion percent..."

Yes, That Is a Floating Gas Station in the Middle of Coal Harbour

"When I was a kid I thought the Chevron Barge was full of cigarettes because my Mom bought smokes at our corner Chevron..."

The Slang Verb for Purposely Altering a Dish to Satisfy a Caucasian Palate

"Woah, mine is so much spicier than yours! I hope the cook doesn't white-person your whole dinner. I'll tell the waiter you can take it..."