Over the past 3.5 years, there have been some bewildering claims used by advocates of the downtown arena. In the interests of, well, having a good laugh, here are some of the more exquisitely awkward phrases that we really get a kick out of.

“Edmonton’s Sistine Chapel” -Jim Taylor

The Greenwich Village of Western Canada”-Professor Mark Rosentraub

“The Global Urban Food Chain”-Professor Dan Mason

“Literally Crush”-Patrick LaForge

“A Time Temporally Removed From The Present”-Bob Black

…and, of course

“Why Downtown? It Has To Be Downtown”


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