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:
“Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died” (10/20)
“I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage” (10/20)
“Work for a cause, not for applause” (10/20)
Gaphattan (Gap + Manhattan) (10/20)
“Welcome to New York. Duck, Mother Fucker!” (10/20)
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Globull (global + bull); Globull Warming

Globaloney (global + baloney)

Toilet Paper of Record (New York Times nickname)

“Politicians forget they’ve been appointed and think they’ve been anointed”

“Square meals make round people”

“The first casualty of war is truth”

Mad Money

Dyker Lights (Dyker Heights at Christmas)

Tricolor Salad (Insalata Tricolore)

Capri Salad or Caprese Salad (Insalata Caprese)

Stromboli

Panzarotti (Panzerotti)

“There oughta be a law!”

Goobermint (Gooberment)

Gubberment (Gubbermint)

Filibuster

JalapiƱa (drink)

“If dumb were dirt, you would be about an acre”

“The higher the hair, the closer to God”

“Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose”

“We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it”

DLTDHYOTWO (Don’t Let The Door Hit You On The Way Out)

Jo Jo Potatoes (JoJo Potatoes)

Potato Wedges

Shoestring Potatoes (Shoestring Fries)

Matchstick Potatoes (Matchstick Fries)

Potato Sticks

“Slow as molasses in January”

“When the Fed taps on the brakes, somebody goes through the windshield”

Mockingbird Media

“If you don’t know who you are, the stock market is an expensive place to find out”

“News never sleeps”

Steak Fries (potatoes)

Curly Fries (Curly French Fries; Suzy-Q Potatoes)

“Make your tongue slap your brain” (good cooking)

Apizza

Depression Cake

Billy Goat Date Cake (Billy Goat Cookies)

Anadama Bread

Salad Bar

Tavern Sandwich

“Think like a fundamentalist; trade like a technician”

“There is never one cockroach” (business adage)

“There are no called strikes in investing”

“Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes”

“Good government is good politics”

“In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times”

“The first generation builds the business, the second makes it a success, and the third wrecks it”

Coattails

“Watch the costs and the profits will take care of themselves”

“Never eat anything bigger than your head”

“Never eat more than you can lift”

“Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker”

“Texas has a lot of electrical votes” (Yogi Berra?)

“Fleas can be taught nearly anything that a Congressman can”

“Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”

“Clogs to clogs in three generations”

BTFD (Buy The Fucking Dip)

“There are no withholding taxes on the wages of sin”

“Drink Coffee: Do stupid things faster and with more energy”

Snackrifice (snack + sacrifice)

“Goose is cooked”

“Bring home the bacon”

“If you can read, you can cook”

Bacon and Eggs

“Slice and dice” ("Slices and dices")

“Fear is temporary, greed is permanent”

“A grapefruit is a lemon that had a chance and took advantage of it”

“Volume follows a trend”

“If it bleeds, it leads”

“Never go shopping when you’re hungry”

Baumol’s Disease (Baumol’s Cost Disease; Baumol Effect; Baumol’s Curse)

Ham and Eggs

Fear City

Globocrat (global + bureaucrat)

Globalist

Globalism

“Tell it to Sweeney! The Stuyvesants will understand.”

Taxicide or Tax-icide (tax + suicide)

“There are no dull stories, only dull reporters”

“The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable”

“Names make the news”

“The editor’s indecision is final”

“Check a story, lose a story”

“Never underestimate the intelligence of your readers, but never overestimate their knowledge”

Aisle Hog

Pathocracy (Pathocrat)

“A face for radio”

“If you haven’t been fired at least once, you haven’t worked in radio”

“America is the first nation in history founded on an idea”

“Never sell what you haven’t got”

“Leverage is a double-edged sword”

Rent-a-Crowd (Rent-a-Mob)

“A safety net should be a trampoline as opposed to a hammock”

Chaircreature (Chairman of the Federal Reserve nickname)

Rathole ("money down the rathole")

Astroturf (Astroturfing)

“The cure for high prices is high prices” ("The cure for low prices is low prices")

“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste”

“Local advertising is sold, not bought”

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