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.

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Thankscaking (Thanksgiving + cake) (11/25)
“If it burns, it earns” (11/25)
Two Left Feet (clumsy at dancing) (11/25)
“Studying—notice how they conveniently put ‘dying’ at the end of this word” (11/24)
“The only person telling you the truth in politics is the one who says he is not voting for you” (11/24)
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Greater Fool Theory

“In a financial crisis, all correlations go to one”

“I eat my peas with honey; I’ve done it all my life…” (poem)

Onion Ring Tower (Towering Onion Rings)

“A Frenchman drinks his native wine, a German drinks his beer…” (toast)

“Sauerkraut and bacon drive all care away”

“Life is too short to stuff a mushroom”

“A waist is a terrible thing to mind”

“One more drink and I’d have been under the host!”

“Champagne taste on a beer budget”

Chairsatan (Chairman of the Federal Reserve nickname)

“No matter where I serve my guests, they seem to like my kitchen best”

“Life is too short to drink cheap wine”

“Bean soup."/ “Yes, it’s been soup. But what is it now?” (joke)

Fedspeak

Criminal Reserve (Federal Reserve nickname)

Cryboys (Dallas Cowboys nickname)

“Nothing happens until somebody sells something”

“Gold is the money of kings; silver of gentlemen; barter of peasants; debt is the money of slaves”

The People’s House (U.S. House of Representatives)

“The egg is to cuisine what the article is to speech”

Tedium Tatters (Media Matters nickname)

Think Regress or ThinkRegress (Think Progress nickname)

Demwit (Democrat + dimwit)

Retardican (retard + Republican)

Center for American Regress (Center for American Progress nickname)

“It’s crooked, but it’s the only game in town”

“Amateurs manage money by taking risk; professionals manage risk by taking money”

Melt Up (Meltup)

Zombie Bank

Meltdown

Minsky Moment (Minsky Crisis)

Masturbator of the Universe (banker nickname)

“Policy follows the money”

Poison Pill

White Knight

Bear Hug

Shark Repellent

Saturday Night Special

Sleeping Beauty

Little Egypt (Astoria, Queens)

Little Morocco (Astoria, Queens)

Hopium (hope + opium)

Foxaganda (Fox News + propaganda)

“The two happiest days of a man’s lifeā€”the day he bought the boat and the day he sold the boat”

“If you go far enough to the political left or right you end up in the same place”

“The sun don’t shine on the same dog’s butt every day” (investment proverb)

Black Knight

Gray Knight (Grey Knight)

Yellow Knight

White Squire

Whitemail

Greenmail

Fallen Angel

Deer Market

Mint Ratio

Main Street Media (MSM)

Dash to Trash

Diworsification (diversification + worse)

3-6-3 Rule

Bankers’ Hours

Documented Instance of Public Eating (DIPE)

Biflation (bi- + deflation/inflation)

Localwashing (local + whitewash)

Dawn Raid

“The cemeteries are full of indispensable men”

Teahadist (tea party + jihadist)

“If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s a duck”

Microwave Legislation

Fleebagger (flee + teabagger/fleabagger)

Fleabagger (flea + teabagger)

“Eat your own dog food”

Toppy

Foam the Runway

Flight to Quality

Long Jelly Roll (Short Jelly Roll)

Golden Parachute

“The time to live in New York is when you’re young and poor, or old and rich”

Golden Handcuffs

Golden Boot

Golden Handshake

Golden Hello

Stockalypse (stock + apocalypse)

Crisis Commodity (gold)

“Sports do not build character—they reveal it”

“Soak the rich”

“The best public servant is the worst one”

Angel Bond

“Experience is a comb that life gives you after you lose your hair”

“It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep”

Revolving Door

Whistleblower

“Where there’s smoke, there’s brisket”

“We lose money on every sale, but make it up on volume”

“All gaps eventually get filled”

Permitorium or Permatorium (permit + moratorium)

Street of Dreams (Wall Street)

Boulevard of Broken Hearts or Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Wall Street)

Street of Dreams (Broadway)

Fraud Street (Wall Street nickname)

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