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Pizza Lilass

- EvilGentleman - Sunday, April 15th, 2007 : goo

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Located two doors east of Le Spectrum, is this strangely named pizzeria. Lilas is the French word for lilac, and I see flowers on the sign, but I could not find any meaning for the word "lilass". I suspect either a typo, or a weird way to get attention.

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Biff: 15th Apr 2007 - 19:23 GMT

Could it be joual for little ass?
Biff (en joual c'est Beef)

EvilGentleman: 15th Apr 2007 - 23:16 GMT

I had thought of the same, but the lil' contraction is pretty rare in Quebec.

EvilGentleman: 8th May 2007 - 15:09 GMT

This article and Le Spectrum are actually different cropped portions of the same photo. I usually don't do that sort of thing, but they were definitely different subjects to me.

Pizza Lilass is justy NE of the Spectrum, on the E corner of this intersection. And no, I have no clue what is with the funky circles on the roof to the south, but I am now quite curious.

maps.google.ca/maps?ie=UTF8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en&q=&om=1&t=k&ll=45.506377,-73.566787&spn=0.001831,0.003616&z=18

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