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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An ocean on one side and New Jersey on the other.

In New York they ask, how much is he worth?

Upper Ten (Thousand)

“Life Is Uncertain—Eat Dessert First!” (Buttercup Bake Shop)

Ghoul Pool (Obituaries)

Paint the Town (NYC & Company)

Drummer

Hanging for murder is played out in New York

“Where are the customers’ yachts?”

“Always Open” (nyc.gov)

Moses’ Law: Don’t eat in park concessions!

Barnes Dance

Idiotarod (with shopping carts!)

Goon

New York Guitar Festival

Money Train

The Bronx (Da Bronx)

Lamb (stock market gullible investor)

“An Intimate Place to Learn, in the Heart of a Great City” (York Prep)

Cantors’ Carnegie Hall (First Roumanian-American Congregation)

Skyscraper

Yappian Way

Sixth Borough (Yonkers, Scarsdale, Fort Lee, Jersey City, Hoboken, Nassau County, Rockland County)

Unbought and Unbossed

Amen Corner

Poetry in Motion

“Uptown, not uptight and decidedly New York” (Le Parker Meridien)

“If you’re not at the New Yorker, you’re not in New York” (New Yorker hotel)

“Welcome to New York. Now get out/Now go home” & “New York. It Ain’t Kansas”

“I seen my opportunities and I took ‘em” & “Honest graft” (George Washington Plunkitt)

“(I Love to Play Piano) Let Me Bang Your Box” (1950s)

Bedpan Alley (Hospital Row or Hospital Land)

“It’s not fitness. It’s life” (Equinox)

Boss

“Un cuadrangular en sabor (A home run of flavor)” (El Nuevo Caridad restaurant)