Cowichan

cowichan

Cowichan | Thing | A woolen sweater made by the Cowichan people of Vancouver Island. The term gained international recognition when the Hudson’s Bay Company outsourced the manufacturing of a traditional Cowichan design for the 2010 Olympics. Also, the Big Lebowski wore one.

Usage | “I wish I still had my Cowichan from when I was a kid.”explore-the-lexicon

There are 0 comments

Long Before Markstrom, Luongo and McLean, the Canucks Had Royalty in Net

"Out of all the goaltenders who ever played for Vancouver, King Richard was perhaps the most inspiring..."

Anticipating Those Fleeting, False Days of Unseasonably Sweet Weather

"In the midst of a False Spring I know deep in my soul the rain and cold will soon return, but for a moment I indulge the fantasy…"

How Some BC Neighbourhoods Once Tried to Keep People of Colour Out

"So this racist lady on the bus starting ranting about Land Title Covenants, asking a young Asian couple if they were servants..."

The Local Nickname For a City Block Once Popular With Japanese Tourists

"There's not much left of the original Little Ginza other than a 50-year old Japanese steakhouse..."