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:
“Life is too short for fake butter, cheese or people” (11/21)
“Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand” (11/21)
“Who was the wisest financial investor in the Bible?” (joke) (11/21)
“It’s no longer called ‘box wine’—the classy term is ‘Cardboardeaux‘“ (11/20)
“Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on” (11/20)
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Waco (Dr. Pepper); Dallas (Coke); Waxahachie (a Dr. Pepper and a Coke)

“What it do”

Champagne of the South (sweet tea)

Tube Steak (Tubesteak)

Chicken Fried Bacon

Borough That’s Thorough (Brooklyn)

“You can’t swing a dead cat in Austin without hitting a musician”

“Harelips the governor” ("hare-lips the governor")

Longhorns (chocolate, pecan and caramel candies)

“If it grows, it will stick you; If it crawls, it will bite you”

Texecution (Texecuted)

“Texans barbecue everything except ice cream”

“There’s nothing between Amarillo and the North Pole except a barbed wire fence”

“Everybody invited and nobody slighted!”

West Texas Rain (a sandstorm)

Bon Appetex

Texas Quiche