Summer in the city comes with its own carefree attitude and, if it was up to us, its own lingo. Here are nine words every Calgarian needs to commit to memory. Try using at least one in a sentence today.
Rushing the main stage for a prime tarp spot when the Calgary Folk Fest gates open.
A cocktail traditionally consumed while watching fist-sized ice balls ravage a tomato plant.
The compulsion to imagine what a leafy July street is going to look like in February.
Sticky pancake debris released after a plastic knife penetrates a Styrofoam plate.
The act of passively observing a mosquito drinking from a friend’s face during conversation.
When diners on one side of a table are seated in 45C sun and on the other side in 12C shade.
Abandonment of post-lunch responsibilities to float down the Elbow on a deflating air mattress.
Telltale X-shaped pigmentation stripes on the shoulders and upper backs of new parents.