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.
"Some of the environmentalists protesting the pipeline were also in the thick of it during the War in the Woods..."
"When I was a kid we'd sometimes hear about prisoners breaking out of Wilkie and causing all kinds of crazy shit..."
“When Nite Dreems didn’t have the video for a song they just filmed a tight-shot of John Tanner’s hands 'dancing' to the music.”
"Long ago when Vancouver revolved around the intersection of Georgia and Granville, the Birks Clock was like its spindle."
"Since it was re-zoned, the lower Main Street section of Mount Pleasant has seen a lot of Condo Creep coming up from Olympic Village..."
"Until I saw the documentary I thought Big Country had either died in anonymity or had moved to a country that didn't know basketball..."
"My bike was stolen last night and everyone I know is telling me to look for it on the Zero Block..."