Welcome to the Vancouver Lexicon. Its purpose is to pin down the patois of the City of Vancouver by recording its toponyms, nicknames, slang terms, personalities, places, and other Van-centric things.
"My parents used to tell stories about sneaking beers into the Green Door and feasting big on spot prawns and fresh crab..."
"Three of my top five most intimate and memorable shows of all time were staged among the crates at Zulu..."
"I'm thinking about buying a cold sixpack of Hermann's on my break. Want to split it in the shade at the Whale Wall after work?"
"When Vancouverites find out that White Lunch used to be a thing, I think they're more embarrassed than they are surprised..."
"Even though we've gone all the way to the Stanley Cup Final three times, my biggest Canucks thrill of all time remains The Shift."
"Once I thought I found a new favourite Italian restaurant, but then Pino cooked me something new and I was reminded of that impossibility."
"We were hoping to bring in more Gewurtztraminer for this vintage but we ended up paying almost 40% in bear tax."