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.
"When I was a kid I wished my lazy dog was a lot more like the dignified German Shepherd in The Littlest Hobo..."
"The secret to eating well at Phnom Penh is to bring five adventurous friends who only order dishes you haven't tried before..."
"Sometimes I read The Sun and want to burn it in anger, but then I imagine Vancouver without a daily paper and get even angrier..."
"If I ever have the opportunity to drink from Stanley Cup after the Canucks finally win it, I'll take a sip for Botch."
"Once I heard the stories, it was easy to make peace with the fact that I would never set foot on Deadman's Island..."
"I've been reading up on Slumach all winter and have been considering taking the summer off to look for his long lost gold..."
"I've always thought Juan de Fuca would be the perfect name for a West Coast meets Spanish/Mediterranean restaurant in Vancouver..."