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 accidentally stabbed my face with my vanilla soft serve when the ship's horn blew through Active Pass...'
"I'm not at all prepared for when The Big One strikes. I have two packets of instant ramen and half a bottle of Chardonnay..."
“When I was a little kid I thought my Dad liked Kokanee because it was somehow flavoured with his favourite fish...”
"One of my life goals is to travel the Inside Passage from Victoria all the way north to Skagway and then back again..."
Despite popular belief, The Dominion's architect J.S. Helyer never fell to his death during the building’s opening party in 1910.
"It always feels a little spooky driving past the Hope Slide knowing that there are two people still buried under all the debris..."
"When I was little I was astonished by the canoe arrival clip looped from In the Land of the Head Hunters in the Royal BC Museum..."