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.
"As with many episodes in our short but often ugly history, the tragic tale of the Komagatu Maru still needs to be told..."
"Southwestern BC isn't always wet. It really depends are where you are in relation to the Olympic Rain Shadow."
"I found a Star Wars lunch box, a Public Enemy casette and a mint condition tennis racket on the Merch Block today..."
"I'd love to participate in the 7pm Cheer but I live in a rural basement suite in Surrey and my landlord would think I was insane..."
"I was at my parents' house with my face full of seven-layer dip when Sid the Kid scored the Golden Goal..."
"Out of all the goaltenders who ever played for Vancouver, King Richard was perhaps the most inspiring..."
"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…"