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'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…"
"So this racist lady on the bus starting ranting about Land Title Covenants, asking a young Asian couple if they were servants..."
"There's not much left of the original Little Ginza other than a 50-year old Japanese steakhouse..."
"Most of my younger friends think racism towards Chinese people is a new thing in BC. Then I tell them about the Head Tax..."