Dynamic Western Canadian City 77 miles east of Rocky Mountains. Originally the area was inhabited by first nations people. Later a Fort was built on the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers by the Northwest Mounted Police. Soon after hardy, independent immigrant settlers from Europe and Chinese bulding the railroad arrived and began farming and ranching. The Ranching business and meat packing industry resulted inCalgary becoming "Cowtown" The town still becomes Cowtown during Stampede, Calgary's annual summer festival of fun and nonsense and a summer break from hard work. Following the discovery of petroleum and natural gas at Brooks, Turner Valley, Bow Island and Leduc Calgary became the business centre for the oil and gas business. Engineering, Geoscience, technology, land and finance seems to be focused more in Calgary. Edmonton closer to the northern oil and gas discoveries, and "Gateway to the North" ended up as the staging ground for exploration and the "hardware store" and service center for the oilpatch. It is markedly different from Calgary but a great city as well. Calgary has a hard work ethic sometimes verging on workaholism and yet it plays hard too. Calgarians and Albertans in general are very generous with time, money and talents. Average people and millionaires rub shoulders in countless community charitable efforts. Most people who move to Calgary end up liking it as people are traditionally friendly and neighbourly although the boom times have attracted many who don't care to work
and are here only to take all they can get without giving back. Some by crime and violence. Those sorry mutts who bitch and complain about Calgary are in the main shallow callow self absorbed young twits /twats who have never seen the rest of the world other than in a rock video and are the sad pointless nihilistic effluent of an education system run by spoiled leftist whingers who are never happy with much of anything. We have to keep reminding them that if they hate Calgary there are 50 or sixty fligts and dozens of buses a day back to Butthole, Ontario or wherever it is that they think is utopia. Toronto ? Hah! Plenty of bridges to bail off of right into the icy cold anaesthetizing waters of the Beautiful clean Bow River. A fine trout stream. So take your enormous ecological footprint stats and shove them up your tigt eastern sphincters! As well Calgary has a better educated, well travelled, more internationally cospmopolitan population than nearly anywhere in Canada. Granted Calgary has problems with traffic, Hummer driving louts, flashy greedhead opportunists , smelly addicted beggars, useless waste of skin druggies, vandals and brain dead graffiti "artists." and the aformentioned leftist vegetarian dorks. The nice thing is that having been through a few of these g-damned booms we know that once the bloom is off the boom the whole scummy works all get back on the Greyhound with their orange Hefty bag luggage and head back to whatever rock they crawled out from under to come here. We hose down the spots they have skulked and lolled around so as to wash away the dreck foul odours and soon all is good and happy again. We are hoping it will be real soon.
by Works for Food September 04, 2006
Far enough south of Edmonton and beautifully far from Toronto. Unfortunately, way west of Montreal
Person one - Yo lets hit up West Ed
Person two - ummmm im feeling like a couple hundred clicks south . . . Calgary?
by HouseMD13 August 22, 2008
The best City in Alberta! We've got the Flames, who are getting to be a really strong team. We also have the "Best outdoor show on earth", known to be the Calgary Stampede. Which by the way is a blast to go to. To agree with Edmonton people, I don't think it should be the Capital, we wouldn't want a bunch of political crap in our city. Not to mention we can drive 45 minutes and be at some amazing skiing and snowboarding locations. So to sum up this definition. Calgary is the place to be. (We are also wicked rich). By the way, Practically no one has mullets and every city on earth has sluts. We kick booty.
Welcome To Calgary, The Most Wicked Cool City In Alberta.
by Véronique April 03, 2006
The best City in Alberta! We've got the Flames, who are getting to be a really strong team. We also have the "Best outdoor show on earth", known to be the Calgary Stampede. Which by the way is a blast to go to. To agree with Edmonton people, I don't think it should be the Capital, we wouldn't want a bunch of political crap in our city. Not to mention we can drive 45 minutes and be at some amazing skiing and snowboarding locations. So to sum up this definition. Calgary is the place to be. (We are also wicked rich). By the way, Practically no one has mullets and every city on earth has sluts. We kick booty.
Welcome To Calgary, The Most Wicked Cool City In Alberta.
by Véronique April 03, 2006
The best City in Alberta! We've got the Flames, who are getting to be a really strong team. We also have the "Best outdoor show on earth", known to be the Calgary Stampede. Which by the way is a blast to go to. To agree with Edmonton people, I don't think it should be the Capital, we wouldn't want a bunch of political crap in our city. Not to mention we can drive 45 minutes and be at some amazing skiing and snowboarding locations. So to sum up this definition. Calgary is the place to be. (We are also wicked rich). By the way, Practically no one has mullets and every city on earth has sluts. We kick booty.
Welcome To Calgary, The Most Wicked Cool City In Alberta.
by Véronique April 03, 2006
The coolest place in Alberta. Home to lots of hot chicks. Yes, there are some sluts, but what place doesn't have them? Hosts the Calgary Stampede, known as "the greatest outdoor show on earth." The Stampede kicks the ass out of Klondike Days! And for all you idiots we do to have fucking trees! The coolest place...
I live in the most amazing place ever, being Calgary.
by me! August 26, 2004
A grossly overrated, sad excuse for a city that is filled with soulless, greedy individuals who think they are the shit. A town of red neck racists and nerds who think they got it goin on but seriously lack any sense of culture or heritage. A town with no appreciation for little things like art...music...comedy or indviduality. Its filled with clones and white collar wannabes (male and female).The females are the worst kind...Fake, stuck up and money hungry. The dudes are mostly quasi-homosexuals who have no swagger whatsoever and rely completely on their leased Escalades to attract these wack bitches. Just a sad sight to see. Having lived and worked in both Calgary and Edmonton, I gotta go with Etown every time. I suppose its what your into really. Neither is particularly amazing, but Cowtown really just has NO heart. And for my money, I prefer to stay down the REAL people(Edmontonians) and stay far away from all the fakers and the haters(Calgarians).
Yeah, my favorite band is coming to Calgary, but I will definitley drive to Edmonton to go see them cuz atleast they know how to party up there!! This place WEEEEAAAAAKKKK!!!
by Tre Seven September 08, 2009
Calgary sucks. It's a city of large hats, brother-sister love, stretchmarks, and small trophy cases. Calgarians only have one personality: hick. It is the fattest city in Alberta, and the 3rd fattest in western Canada. It is not nicknamed "Cowtown" for nothing.

Calgary Stampede sucks. When the horses go through the streets for their annual redneck parade they don't bother cleaning the shit up because it just blends in with the rest of the crap in Calgary.

Calgary sports fans suck. They have a massive inferiority complex towards their northern neighbors because they have almost triple the number of championships. They are more passionate about hating the Oilers than loving the Flames. Any mention of anything to do with Edmonton will produce apoplectic rage and gnashing of teeth. (well, "tooth". It's Calgary after all)

They all jumped on the Flames bandwagon in '04 and if the Flames continue to miss the playoffs they will all jump off with a resounding crash because they are fat.
The only thing Calgary has over Edmonton is a bigger downtown, too bad it's surrounded by a giant trailer park.

What do you call 30 Flames fans in a room together? A full set of teeth.

What do you call a hottie in Calgary? A tourist.

What's the difference between a bra and the Calgary Flames? (Come one, you all know the answer).
by Die Flames March 19, 2011
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