VANCOUVER LEXICON | Dope Simple

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Dope Simple | Slang | “Dope simple” is a reference to addicts who will do anything for drugs. Often employed/heard on the DTES.

Usage: “Get out of my fucking face you dope simple rat goof!”

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VANCOUVER LEXICON | Down

February 15, 2013 

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Down | Slang | Down is heroin. When walking the streets of the DTES, you’ll often hear it offered in conjunction with the words rock and powder as though it were one word: rockpowderdown.

Usage: “No, thank you, kind sir. I would not like to purchase any down from you on this goodly morn.”

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