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.
"It's hard to blend in and avoid being outed as a Milk Piranha when your license plate gives the ballgame away..."
Despite its fancy Latin name, the doctrine of 'Terra nullius' was of a calibre of argument typically employed by kindergarten bullies.
"It's a testament to how special Joe Fortes was that so few in the century since his death have measured up to his respect and renown."
"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.