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:
“My family’s in the iron and steel business” (joke) (7/24)
“Why are there no knock-knock jokes about the U.S.?"/"Because freedom rings.” (7/24)
“Why is monastery food so greasy?"/"It’s cooked by friars.” (7/24)
“Why did the cookie go to the doctor?"/"Because he was feeling crummy!” (7/23)
“Why did the mushroom go to the party?"/"Because he was a fun-gi.” (7/23)
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Hamburger

“Song and dance” (slang, “false story")

“Win in a walk” (horseracing slang)

Tammany Hall

Rushing/Working the Growler

Snowflake (Fifth Avenue & 57th Street)

Deadhead

“Break up the Yankees!”

What are you going to do about it?

Big Six

“Bowery Gals” (1853)

When I make a mistake, it’s a beaut!

Stooge

“Where Stars Are Born And Legends Are Made” (Apollo Theater)

“No Judgements” (Crunch)

“Marching Bands of Manhattan” (2005)

“Broadway (So Many People)” (2005)

“I Love New York” (2005)

“53rd and 3rd” (1976)

“I Happen To Like New York” (1930)

“New York” (2000)

“NYC” (2002)

Little City Hall (community board)

New York’s/America’s/People’s Playground (Coney Island)

Little Guyana (Richmond Hill, Queens)

Mazda Lane

Main Stem

Condominium/Condo/Condomini

Secret Subway (PATH)

Dumb Dora

EVil (East Village)

Excelsior

“Look Better Naked” (David Barton Gym)

Showplace of the Nation (Radio City Music Hall)

King Kong Roll

“Richard Is Reliable,” “Ask Your Neighbor About,” “Appliance, Electronics, Computer Giant” (P. C. Ri