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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“Democracy dies in darkness” (Washington Post slogan) (2/24)
“Where do socialist birds lay their eggs?"/"In a communest.” (2/23)
“My body is a temple…to Dionysus” (2/23)
“The problem with drinking and driving is that trees defend themselves very well” (2/23)
“The only thing you can believe in the papers is the date” (2/23)
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Entry from July 25, 2015
Month 04—April

The following words or phrases are about April:

APRIL
“Don’t believe what you see in April or September” (baseball adage)
“If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?”
“Wins in April are just as important as wins in September” (baseball adage)
“You don’t build a church for Easter Sunday”

APRIL 1
April 1st & the Bronx Zoo (Telephone Hoax)

APRIL 15
“A fool and his money are soon audited”
“Anything is deductible until you’re audited”
“Can I claim the government as a dependent on my taxes?”
“I tried paying taxes with a smile, but the IRS wanted cash”
“If Patrick Henry thought taxation without representation was bad…”
”In honor of tax season, for an extra $50, the hookers in Times Square will handle your extension”
“IRS: We’ve got what it takes to take what you’ve got”
“Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July; Democrats believe every day is April 15th”
“Short form, the government gets your money; long form, the CPA gets it”
“Taxpayer: A person who resents that death and taxes don’t come in that order”
“The guy who said that the truth never hurts never had to fill out a form 1040”
“The reward for saving your money is being able to pay your taxes without borrowing”
“The tax code is longer than the Bible, but without the good news”
“When you put ‘THE’ and ‘IRS’ together, it spells ‘’THEIRS‘“
Enslavement Day (Tax Day nickname)
Income Reduction Service (Internal Revenue Service or IRS nickname)
Infernal Revenue Service (Internal Revenue Service or IRS nickname)
Internal Rectal Service (Internal Revenue Service or IRS nickname)
Internal Revenge Service (Internal Revenue Service or IRS nickname)
Internal Rotten Scoundrels (Internal Revenue Service or IRS nickname)
IRSS (IRS + SS)

Posted by Barry Popik
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