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Just In Case You Lose Your Way From the Gayborhood, These Street Signs Will Guide You Back

Gay Street in New York City might be the most obvious marker of the West Village’s homosexual roots (you know, besides Pieces bar), but now Ottawa’s gayborhood wants in on the fun. So they’re erecting street signs reading “The/Le Village” so gay bashers know exactly where to hang out. Which I find to be quite a gesture from the town gays, because gay bashers are stupid.

By:           JD
On:           Sep 3, 2010
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  • 9 Comments
    • concernedcitizen
      concernedcitizen

      Cute! but why The Le Village???
      Le Village would’ve been perfectly fine.

      Sep 3, 2010 at 9:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • John (CA)
      John (CA)

      As the national capital, Ottawa is officially bilingual.

      If the signs were only in French, it would have probably violated some obscure law.

      Sep 3, 2010 at 10:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • concernedcitizen
      concernedcitizen

      @John (CA): Oh thanks for the info!

      Sep 3, 2010 at 11:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kevinVancouver
      kevinVancouver

      All of Canada is officially bilingual ….. ;)

      Sep 3, 2010 at 1:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Paul in Canada
      Paul in Canada

      Great, just what we need, another ghetto!

      Sep 3, 2010 at 2:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hephaestion
      hephaestion

      North Halsted Street in Chicago does the same thing, doesn’t it?

      Sep 4, 2010 at 9:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Michael
      Michael

      OK then, fine on the bilingual thing. Why not make the sign read: “The Le Village Village”.

      Sep 4, 2010 at 5:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Vman455
      Vman455

      @John (CA): …like that scene in “Canadian Bacon” with Dan Aykroyd as the motorcycle cop.

      Sep 7, 2010 at 6:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Klarth
      Klarth

      @hephaestion: That was what I came in to post. It’s kind of cool, actually. And that one huge sign.

      Actually, I wish i was there now. I visited during pride, and it was kind of fun, even if I could have had more fun than I did (IYKWIM).

      Sep 26, 2010 at 10:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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