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.
"I'm ditching work as I don't think I'll be able to get out of bed this morning on account of it being Blue Monday..."
"I wasn't actually on the 2:20 but my poor sister was and by Jove she hasn't set foot on the mainland since..."
"I don't feel the least bit comfortable writing the words 'Iron Chink', let alone saying them, but they shouldn't be forgotten."
Technically a De Havilland Dash 8, this striking aircraft travels our coastline six days a week on pollution detection patrol.
"The only thing that made me laugh in the immediate wake of the Canucks riot was the Flashbang Nutshot."
"A reopened Riverview might be a better place than the Downtown Eastside for people to get the help they need..."
"The 'scooping' of the Sixties Scoop wasn't so decade-specific. The practise began in the 1950s and continued through the 1980s."