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.

Recent entries:
“I look fat. Please say something nice."/"You have perfect eyesight.” (1/21)
“Why are waiters good at math?"/"They know all their tables.” (1/21)
“If you want a job in the moisturiser industry, the best advice I can give is to apply daily” (1/21)
“40 is the new 30, but try telling that to a speed camera” (1/21)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (1/21)
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Gyro

Manhattan Special Espresso Coffee Soda (from Brooklyn)

Root Beer Float or Ice Cream Float

Vincent’s Sauce

Fraudway; Queerialto; Double-Crossroads of the World

Cosmopolitan (cocktail)

Rugelach

Dough Nut or Doughnut or Donut; Cruller

Jewish Champagne (Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray Soda, seltzer)

I’m from Missouri—Show Me (summary)

“You cannot be serious!” (John McEnroe)

Tennis “Bagel”

Quisqueya Heights (Washington Heights)

Satan’s Circus

98 Nicknames

Gracie Mansion

Yupper West Side

Bloody Angle (Doyers Street)

“The Citi Never Sleeps” (Citibank)

McGurk’s Suicide Hall (the Bowery)

Butter-and-Egg Man

“I Won’t Go To Macy’s Any More, More More” (Jump-rope jingle, 1938)

Bread Line

Citymeals-on-Wheels; City Harvest

Crossword Puzzle

Knife & Fork, Bottle & Cork Spell “New York”