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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Kabbouleh (kale + tabbouleh)

Kaboom Town (Addison nickname)

Kaeng Pa (Thai Jungle Curry)



Kalemole (kale + guacamole)

"Kale is just collard greens for white people"

"Kale is just hipster lettuce"

"Kale is so versatile"

"Kale is so versatile, it can literally fit into any trash can"

"Kale is so versatile... it literally fits into any size trash can"

"Kale is so versatile. You can add it to pretty much any dish if you're looking to ruin it"

Kale (money slang)

Kale Slaw (kale + cole slaw)

"Kale tastes like I'd rather be fat"

"Kombucha is hippie Gatorade"

"Kombucha is just a non-alcoholic IPA"

Kangaroo Court

Kansas: Sunflower State (nickname)

Kan't Find the Chicken (KFC nickname)

Kan't Fry Chicken (KFC nickname)

Kan't Fucking Cook (KFC nickname)

Kapas (Korean tapas)

Kapeesh (Italian for "understand")

Kapusta Soup (Polish Cabbage Soup or Sauerkraut Soup)

"Karma is a bitch"

Kate and Sidney Pie (steak and kidney pie)

Katsudon (tonkatsu + donburi)

"Katz's Never Kloses" (Katz's Deli and Bar slogan)

Katyite (inhabitant of Katy)

Katy Kornettes

Kaya Toast

"Keeping tropical fish at home can have a calming effect because of the indoor fins"

"Keeping Up With the Joneses"

"Keep Abilene Boring"

"Keep Austin Weird"

"Keep cake moist by eating it all in one sitting"

"Keep calm and gobble on"

"Keep Calm and Never Say Macbeth" (or "Keep Calm and Never Say M*cbeth")

"Keep calm and pretend it's not Monday"

"Keep calm and pretend that tomorrow is not Monday" (Sunday saying)

"Keep College Station Normal"

"Keep Dallas Douche"

"Keep Dallas Plastic"

"Keep Dallas Pretentious"

"Keep Denton Chido"

"Keep Earth clean. It’s not Uranus"

Keep Educating Yourself ("key" backronym)

"Keep Georgetown Normal"

"Keep Houston Dirty"

"Keep in mind even during a pandemic, no matter how much chocolate you eat, earrings will still fit"

"Keep Lubbock Flat"

Keep New York Wet. Save Water (Dept. of Environmental Protection)

"Keep our planet clean. It’s not Uranus"

"Keep Portland Weird"

"Keep Round Rock Mildly Unusual"

"Keep San Antonio Lame"

"Keep Texas Wild"

"Keep the dream alive! Hit the snooze button"

"Keep the Earth clean. It’s not Uranus"

"Keep the planet clean. It’s not Uranus"

"Keep this planet clean. It’s not Uranus"

"Keep Waco Wacko"

"Keep Wimberley Weirder"

"Keep your business in town if you want to keep your town in business"

"Keep your cymbal jokes to yourself. We've heard them all a Zildjian times"

"Keep Your Eye Upon the Donut" (Optimist's Creed)

"Keep your ferns close and your anemones closer"

"Keep your friends close and your wine glass closer"

"Keep your friends close and your coffee closer"

"Keep your friends close and your coffee closer. They might steal it"

"Keep your friends close and your glass of wine closer"

"Keep your friends close, but your coffee closer"

"Keep your fronds close and your anemones closer"

"Keep your goals away from the trolls"

"Keep your government hands off my Medicare!"

"Keep your guns -- Come to Texas"

"Keep your head on a swivel" (football adage)

"Keep your heels, head & standards high"

"Keep your nose in your mask and out of my business"

"Keep your nose in your mask and out my business bitch"

"Keep your squats low and your standards high"

Keeseville: Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks (Ausable Chasm nickname)

Kemp Morgan (legendary superhuman oil driller)

Kentucky: Corn-cracker (nickname)

Kentucky Nachos

Kentucky: Red Horse (nickname)


Kerosene Row

Kerrvert or Kervert (Kerrville resident or Kerrville folk festival enthusiast)

Kerrvillian (inhabitant of Kerrville)

Kerrvillite (inhabitant of Kerrville)

"Ketchup makes bad food better but good food worse"

"Keto diet? I thought you said taquito diet"

Keynesian Put

Key City (Abilene nickname)

"Key limes imply the existence of lock limes"

Key Lime Pie

"Key lime pie implies the existence of lock lime pie"

Key to the City

"KFC should sponsor a soccer team called Kentucky FC"

Khachapuri (Georgian cheese-filled bread)


Kicker (Shit-kicker or Shitkicker)

"Kicking sand on the beach is wrong, in some people's eyes"

"Kick ass and take names" ("Kicking ass and taking names")

"Kick the can (down the road)"

"Kids in sports stay out of courts"

"Kids Prefer Cheese Over Fried Green Spinach" (taxonomy mnemonic)

Kid Cheater (spatula)

Kiladelphia or Killadelphia (Philadelphia nickname)

Killa Hill or Killer Hill (Park Hill, Staten Island)

Killeenite (inhabitant of Killeen)

Killer Bee Capital of the World (Hidalgo nickname)

Killer County (Kings County Hospital Center)

Killing ("make a killing")

Killtown or Kill-Town (Killeen nickname)

"Kill for show and pass for dough" (handball/racquetball adage)

"Kill them with success and bury them with a smile"

"Kill the body and the head will die" (boxing adage)

Kilties (American League baseball team, later called Yankees)

"Kimchi is just Asian sauerkraut"

"Kimchi is just Korean sauerkraut"

"Kimchi is just spicy sauerkraut"

Kimchi Quesadilla

"Kinda starting to understand why pets try to run out of the house when the front door opens"

"Kindness is like coffee. It awakens your spirit and improves your day. Fill your cup with both"

"Kindness is the new cool"

"Kindness not only makes the coffee. Kindness says good morning"

"Kindness not only says good morning. Kindness makes the coffee"

"Kind people are my kinda people"

Kingsmen, Bridges (Brooklyn College teams)

Kings (Brooklyn USBL basketball team)

"King Henry Died By Doing Crystal Meth" (metric mnemonic)

"King Henry Died Monday Drinking Chocolate Milk" (metric mnemonic)

"King Henry Died Unexpectedly Drinking Chocolate Milk" (metric mnemonic)

"King Henry Doesn't Usually Drink Chocolate Milk" (metric mnemonic)

King Kong Roll

"King of Beverages" (Dr. Pepper slogan)

King of Condiments (ketchup; mustard; salsa; shoyu; Tabasco)

"King Philip Came Over For Good Soup" (taxonomy mnemonic)

"King Philip Came Over For Good Spaghetti" (taxonomy mnemonic)

King Ranch Casserole (King Ranch Chicken Casserole)

"Kissing ass is a class I didn’t pass"

Kissing Gallery or Kissing Room (Biltmore Room at Grand Central Terminal)

Kissmyasserole (kiss my ass + casserole)

Kiss Cam (camera showing fans kissing)

Kiss & Fly

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Short and Simple)

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple and Straightforward)

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Silly)

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Stupid)

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple, Sweetie)

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Small and Simple)

K.I.S.S. (Keep It Stupid Simple)

"Kiss me, I'm Irish"

"Kiss me. It's midnight somewhere"

"Kiss my ace" (tennis/volleyball/cardplaying saying)


"Kitchens and baths sell houses" (real estate adage)

Kitchen Administration Fee (Kitchen Appreciation Fee; Kitchen Appreciation Charge)

Kitchen Appreciation Charge (Kitchen Appreciation Fee; Kitchen Administration Fee)

Kitchen Appreciation Fee (Kitchen Appreciation Charge; Kitchen Administration Fee)

"Kitchen closed due to illness: I am sick of cooking"

Klobasnek or Klobasnik ("sausage kolache")

Knafcake (knafeh + cake)

"Knee-high by the Fourth of July" (corn-growing adage)

Knickerbocker City

Knickerbocker Glory (Knickerbocker Sundae)

Knickerbotchers (Knickerbockers or Knicks nickname)

Knicks (NBA basketball team)

Knife & Fork, Bottle & Cork Spell "New York"

Knightees (Queens College women's teams)

Knights (Queens College teams)


"Knishes are Jewish Hot Pockets"

Knishwich (knish + sandwich)

Knish Alley

"Knives should be named chopsticks"

"Knocking on the door" (close to a score)

"Knock, knock."/"Who's there?"/"9/11."/"9/11 who?" (joke)

"Knock, knock."/"Who's there?"/"Brook."/"Brook who?"/"Brook-lyn Bridge."

"Knock, knock."/"Who's there?"/"Cash."/"Cash who?"

"Knock, knock."/"Who's there?"/"Cash."/"Cash who?"

"Knock, knock." / "Who's there?" / "Diploma."

"Knock, knock."/"Who's there?"/"Doctor."/"Doctor who?"

"Knock, knock." / "Who's there?" / "Queso." / "Queso who?" / "Queso mistaken identity."

"Knock, knock."/"Who's there?"/"Ya."/"Ya who?"/"Dot com."

"Knock off its horns, wipe its ass, and throw it on the plate" (Texan ordering "rare" steak)

Knoephla (soup)

Knork (knife + fork)

"Knot knot."/"Who is there?"/"Earphones."

Knowledge Empowers You ("key" backronym)

"Knowledge isn't free. You gotta pay attention"

"Knowledge isn't free. You have to pay attention"

"Knowledge is free. You just gotta pay attention"

"Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad"

"Knowledge is knowing carrots are good for your eyes. Wisdom is knowing not to insert them directly"

"Knowledge is knowing that Frankenstein is not the monster. Wisdom is knowing that Frankenstein is"

"Knowledge is like underwear -- have it, but don't show it off"

"Knowledge is power, and power corrupts. So study hard and be evil"

"Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch"

"Knowledge is power. It doesn’t matter how many resources you have..."

"Knowledge is the greatest gift"

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens"

"Knows where the bodies are buried" (to know inside information)

"Know guns, no crime; no guns, know crime" ("No guns, no freedom; know guns, know freedom")

"Know thyself; if you need help, call the CIA"

"Know your worth. Then add tax"

Knuckle Sandwich (punch in the mouth)

Kolache Capital of Texas (Caldwell); Home of the Official Kolache (West)

Kolache (Czech pastry)

"Kombucha is just Gatorade for people who do yoga"

"Kombucha is just hipster Gatorade"

"Kombucha is just spicy soda"

"Kombucha is the IPA version of juice"

Koodie (kid + foodie)

Korean Corn Dog

Korean Film Festival

Korean Taco




Kosher Nostra (Jewish Mafia)

Kosher Style

Kossack (Daily Kos community member)

"Kraft Singles implies the existence of Kraft Couples"

"Kraft Singles implies the existence of Kraft Marrieds"

Kremlin (110 Livingston Street)

Kris Kringle

Kung Flu (kung fu + flu)

Kung Fu Tofu (Kung Pao tofu + kung fu)

Kung Pao Chicken (Kung Po Chicken)

K-Fart or Kfart (Kmart nickname)