A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Panic City (5/24)
“Who says a good newspaper has to be dull?” (NY Herald Tribune slogan) (5/23)
“Eat the rainbow” ("Taste the rainbow") (5/23)
“Lettuce turnip the beet” (5/23)
“No one has stolen my lunch at work since I started labeling it ‘Stool Sample‘“ (5/23)
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"Vacations are easy to plan — your boss tells you when, and your wife tells you where"

VaJINO (vagina + Jew In Name Only)

Valley of Ashes (now Flushing Meadows Corona Park)


Value Investing (Value Investor)

Vampire REO

Vampire Squid (Goldman Sachs nickname)

VanillaISIS or Vanilla ISIS (vanilla + ISIS)

Vanilla (plain or ordinary)

Vanity Address

Vaporize (money that vanishes)


Variety Meats

Vaticanista (Vatican correspondent)


Veducation (vegetables + education)

Veepstakes (Veep + sweepstakes)

Veep (vice president or VP)

Veer (football offensive formation)

Vegan Chili

"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie"

Vegducken or Veggieducken (veggie + turducken)

"Vegetarian: an old Indian word for bad hunter"

Vegetarian Chili (Meatless Chili)

Veggie Burger

Veggie Confetti or Vegetable Confetti (Veggie Confetti Taco; Veggie Confetti Chili)

Vegucate (vegan/vegetarian + educate); Vegucation

"Vehicle insured by Smith & Wesson" (bumper sticker)

Velvet Rut (Austin music scene)

VENDEX (Vendor Information Exchange System)

Vendy Awards

Venice of America (San Antonio nickname)

Venice of New York (Broad Channel)

Venison Chili (Deer Chili; Deer Meat Chili)

"Veni, Vidi, Venti" ("I came, I saw, I ordered Starbucks coffee")

Venture Capital (Venture Capitalist; Venture Capitalism)

Venture Socialism

"Veritas Liberabit Vos" (SMU motto)

Vermont: Green Mountain State (nickname)

Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony ("vodka" backronym)

Very Vanilla (very + vanilla)

Vesey Squeezey or Vesey Squeezy (pedestrian traffic at Vesey Street)

Vetch Capital of the World (Cooper nickname)

Veterans Abandoned (Department of Veterans Affairs or VA nickname)


Vichy Republican


Victim Disarmament (gun control)

Victorian (inhabitant of Victoria, Texas)

"Victory is a political fiction"

Victory Lap

Victory Lap (an extra year of school)

Vietnamese Fajitas (Bo Nuong Xa)

Vietnam (Morrisania Air Rights buildings)

Vincent's Sauce

"Vinegar (wine's angry brother)"

"Vines creep, then leap" ("first year it sleeps, second year it creeps, third year it leaps")

Vintage Media

Violets, Bobcats (NYU teams)

VIP (Very Important Person)

Virginia: Beadle (nickname)

Virginia Farm Boys (Central Intelligence Agency or CIA nickname)

"Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare"

"Visualize Whirled Peas" ("Visualize Word Peace" pun)

Vitamin G (grease)

Vitamin N (nature)

Vitamin of Memory (Thiamine or Thiamin or Vitamin B1 nickname)

Vitamin T (tequila and/or tortillas, tacos, tamales, tostadas, tortas, tlacoyos, tlayudas)

ViVa (Viaduct Valley)

"VIX is high, time to buy; VIX is low, time to go"

"Vodka is just awesome water"

Vodka Sauce (Penne alla Vodka; Rigatoni alla Vodka)

"Vogue" (1990)

"Voice, voice and more voice" (three requisites for an actor or singer)

Volcker Rule

Volleyball (Volley Ball)

"Volume follows a trend"

"Volume is the weapon of the bull" (Wall Street adage)

"Volume is validity" (Wall Street adage)

Volunteer Capital of Texas (Comal County nickname)

Voodoo Economics

"People will vote their pocketbooks"

"Vote as you please, but please vote"

Vote early! Vote often!

"Vote for Nobody" (satire)

"Vote with their feet"

"Vote with your fork"

VPOTUS (Vice President Of The United States)

Vuelve a la Vida ("Back to Life" or "Return to Life")

V-J Day Kiss (August 14, 1945)