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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OAMC (Once-A-Month Cooking)

OANonsense (One America News Network or OANN nickname)

"Oatmeal is basically bread soup"

"Oatmeal raisin cookies are just catfish chocolate chip cookies"

"Oatmeal raisin cookies are the catfish of cookies"

"Oatmeal raisin cookies are the original catfish"

"Oatmeal raisin cookies taste better the older you get"

"Obedience is doing what you are told, regardless of what is right"

"Obedience is not patriotism"

"Obesity is probably the only disease where a run for the cure will actually cure it"

"Obesity -- When you buy a hula-hoop and it fits you"

"Obey gravity. It's the law"

Obie Award

"Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear" (safety warning)

Oblication (obligation + vacation)

Oblivobesity (obliviousness + obesity)

Obscene Profit Timeout (commercial)

Obsessive Coffee Disorder (OCD)

"Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal"

Occupier (Occupy Wall Street participant)

Occupocalypse (Occupy Wall Street + apocalypse)

Occutard (Occupy Wall Street + retard)

"OCD -- Obsessive Cycling Disorder"

Ocean Meat (seafood)

Octaper (October + taper)

Octemburary (fictional month)

Octobeerfest (Octoberfest + beer)

October Surprise

Octo-Beer-Fest (Octoberfest + beer)

Odessan (inhabitant of Odessa)

Odessa (summary)

"Oedipus and Midas walk into a bar..." (bar joke)

"Oedipus, Aphrodite and Midas walk into a bar..." (bar joke)

"Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships"

"Officer, why are you crying while writing me a ticket?"/"It's a moving violation."

Office Cheapo (Office Depot nickname)

Office Despot (Office Depot nickname)

"Office sweet office"


Official Bird of New York City (middle finger; pigeon)

Off-Off Broadway

"Off the reservation"

"Off the table" (something non-negotiable)

Off Topic: Charles Gillett on Conventions

Off-Track Betting (OTB) & "Go, Baby, Go!"

"Often in error, but never in doubt" ("Often wrong, but never in doubt")

"Of all my body parts, my eyes get the most exercise, I do at least a thousand eye rolls every day"

"Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my metabolism the most"

"Of all the things I learned in grade school, how to avoid cooties was the last I expected to use"

"Of all the things that 'taste like chicken', eggs are ironically not one of them"

"Of all the things that taste like chicken, it's weird that eggs are not one of them"

"Of all the utensils invented to eat rice with, how did two sticks win?"

"Of course all scientists agree, when you censor the ones who don't"

"Of course carrot cake is healthy, 60% of its name contains carrot"

"Of course it's heavy, that's why they call it weight"

"Of course I talk to myself. Sometimes I need expert advice"

"Of course size matters. No one likes a small pizza"

"Of course women don't work as hard as men. They get it right the first time"

Ohio: "Where’s Engagement, Ohio?"/"Somewhere between Dayton and Marion."

"Oh beautiful for spaceship skies" ("America the Beautiful" mondegreen)

"Oh good, an email from every single store or website I've ever bought something from"

"Oh, I'm glad I'm not a turkey"

"Oh kale no"

"Oh my God, a talking muffin!" (joke)

"Oh my God, a talking sausage!" (joke)

"Oh my God, how can you drink straight orange juice first thing in the morning?"

"Oh my gourd, I love fall"

Oh Shoot, Here Again (Occupational Safety & Health Administration or OSHA nickname)

"Oh sweet Jesus. Oh sour Jesus. Oh BBQ Jesus. Oh cool ranch Jesus. Oh Doritos locos tacos Jesus"

"Oh, we must be in Pasadena!"

"Oh, you're straight? Well, so is spaghetti until it gets hot and wet"

Oilpocalypse (oil + apocalypse)

Oil Bowl (Maskat Oil Bowl at Wichita Falls)

OJ (orange juice)

"Okey-dokey, artichokey" ("Okie-dokie, artichokie")

"Okey dokey" ("Okie dokie"); "Okey doke"

Oklahoma: Diet Texas (nickname)

Oklahoma Guarantee

Oklahoma Oysters

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pizza)

Okrahoma (Oklahoma nickname)

Okratini (Okra + Martini)

Oktobeerfest (Oktoberfest + beer)

Okto-Beer-Fest (Oktoberfest + beer)

O.K. Bolt (tapioca pudding)

"'OK Boomer,' said the currant to the elderberry"

"OK, but first cocktails"

"OK, but first coffee"

"OK, but first iced coffee"

"OK" Sign (Ballantine Beer & Pizza Box Chef use)

"Ok, so if the Corona virus isn't about beer, why do I keep hearing about cases of it?"

OK-to-beer-fest (Oktoberfest)

Oldest Profession (prostitution)

Oldest Town in Texas (Nacogdoches nickname)

"Oldie but goodie"

"Old accountants never die -- they just lose their balance"

"Old bankers never die -- they just lose interest"

"Old bowlers never die — they just end up in the gutter"

"Old card players never die -- they just shuffle away"

Old College Try

"Old cooks never die, they just get deranged"

"Old deans never die—they just lose their faculties"

"Old doughnut makers never die, they just get tired of the whole business"

"Old fishermen never die -- they just lose their bobbers"

"Old fishermen never die -- they just smell that way"

"Old frisbee players never die -- they just end up on the roof"

Old Glory Corner (Fifth Avenue and 16th Street)

"Old golfers never die -- they just lose their balls"

"Old golfers never die -- they just lose their drive"

"'Old' is when your wife says, 'Let's go upstairs and make love'" (joke)

"Old Italian chefs never die -- they're just put out to pasta"

"Old journalists never die, they just get de-pressed"

Old Lady of 43rd Street (New York Times nickname)

"Old lawyers never die -- they just lose their appeal"

"Old MacDonald had a robot farm, AI AI O"

"Old MacDonald had a server farm, AI AI O"

"Old MacDonald had computers do everything for him, AI AI O"

Old Maid (unpopped corn kernel)

"Old mathematicians never die -- they just lose some of their functions"

"Old math teachers never die -- they just become irrational"

"Old math teachers never die -- they just reduce to lowest terms"

"Old money whispers, new money shouts"

"Old people shouldn't eat health foods; they need all the preservatives they can get"

"Old skiers never die -- they just go downhill"

"Old slaves were in chains. New slaves are in denial"

"Old software engineers never die -- they just reboot"

Old Sparky (electric chair)

Old Swampy (New Orleans nickname)

"Old teachers never die -- they just lose their class"

"Old ways won't open new doors"

Old World Order (old + New World Order): OWO

Old World Wine

Old York Times (New York Times nickname)

Oleander City (Galveston nickname)

Oligarch's Erection (432 Park Avenue)

"Olives matter"

Olive Gardener (Olive Garden customer or employee)

"Olive Garden is the Italian version of Applebee’s"

"Olive Garden waitress asks me to "say when" and begins to grate parmesan on my salad..."

"Olive oil is a fruit juice"

Olive Oil Sommelier (Oleologist)

"Olive who?/"Olive you!" (knock-knock joke)

"Olympia, WA" (1995) ("52nd and Broadway" lyric)

Olympics (NYC 2012), the Big Apple, and the "Public Advocate" disgrace

OMAD (One Meal A Day)

"Omelets are just egg quesadillas"

"Omelettes are just egg quesadillas"

"Omicron must come from the Omicrônne region of France, otherwise it's just sparkling covid"

Omnomymous (nom nom + anonymous)

Omnomynous (nom nom + anonymous)

ONAN (One America News Network or OANN nickname)

"'Onced' and 'twiced' are words"

"Once a billionaire, always a billionaire"

"Once a Dodger, Always a Dodger"

"Once a Marine, always a Marine"

"Once is happenstance; twice is coincidence; the third time it's enemy action"

"Once I got a job, I realized mom was right. We do have food at home"

"Once I started spending my own money, I realized mom was right. We do have food at home"

"Once they see you doing better without them, that's when they want you back"

"Once upon a time, all food was organic"

"Once upon a time, there was an ox..." (oxtail joke)

"Once you're over the hill, you begin to pick up speed"

"Once your neighbor cuts their grass, you have 48 hours to respond"

"Once your neighbor cuts their grass, you have 72 hours to respond"

"Once you've seen one rugby joke, you've seen a maul"

"Once you are awake, it's hard to go back to sheep"

"Once you are in Texas it seems to take forever to get out, and some people never make it"

"Once you awake, it's hard to go back to sheep"

"Once you get Florida sand in your shoes, you never want to leave"

"Once you get rid of integrity, the rest is a piece of cake" (J.R. on Dallas tv series)

"Once you go craft, you never go back" (craft beer adage)

"Once you lick frosting off a cupcake, it becomes a muffin"

"Once you realize you don't need a special occasion to buy cake, a second part of your life begins"

"Once you start scooping salsa instead of just dipping salsa, you’re officially an adult"

"Once you wake up, it's hard to go back to sheep"

"One's gotta have good credit. That’s why it’s called a significant other (sign-if-I-can't)"

One America Nonsense Network (One America News Network or OANN nickname)

One-Armed Economist (who doesn't say "on the other hand")

One Armed Scissor (vodka and Red Bull)

"One Asian, in the vestibule" (Pledge of Allegiance mondegreen)

"One 'aw, shit' wipes out a thousand 'attaboys'"

"One bite means a binge"

"One book that always has a sad ending is a check book"

One Chatham Square (beef stew)

One Chatham Square (beef stew)

"One client at a time" (Morgan Stanley)

"One day I'll learn how to motivate myself. For now, there's coffee"

"One day, I'll solve my problems with maturity. Today. it's with alcohol"

"One day...I'm gonna make the onions cry"

"One day in 2033, we shall witness the rise of THE QUARANTEENS"

"One day I want to be 'Let’s Just Take My Helicopter' rich"

"One day many will hang their heads in shame when they realize the evil they defended..."

"One day of practice is like one day of clean living. It ain't gonna help"

"One day or day one. You decide"

"One day YouTube, Facebook and Twitter will join together and be called YouTwitFace"

"One does not simply have 'one' pancake"

"One finds limits by pushing them"

One-Food Wonder

"One for the money, two for the show, three to make ready, and four to go"

"One from column A, one from column B" (Chinese menu ordering)

"One game doesn't define a season"

"One great thing about Louisiana heat: You can guarantee no one is waiting in your back seat"

"One great thing about Texas heat: You can guarantee no one is waiting in your back seat"

One-Hour Fuel (dry weeds and grass)

"One."/"How many time travelers does it take to ruin a joke?"

"One impeachment is bad, but two impeachments -- that’s just unpresidented"

"One is scared and the other is glad of it"

"One knee equals two feet" (football saying)

"One large mocha Xanax vodka latte with whipped cream and Valium sprinkles please"

"One man's chicken shit is another man's chicken salad"

"One man's mob is another man's democracy"

"One man's pork is another man's bacon"

"One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter"

"One minute, you're young and fun. And the next, you're turning down the car stereo to see better"

"One minute you're young and fun and the next minute you're excited about a new vacuum"

"One minute you're young and fun and the next minute you're excited about an air fryer"

"One minute you are young and fun and the next minute you're excited about a crockpot"

"One more drink and I'd have been under the host!"

"One naked individual" (Pledge of Allegiance mondegreen)

"One nation and a vegetable" (Pledge of Allegiance mondegreen)

"One nation, invisible" (Pledge of Allegiance mondegreen)

"One nation in a dirigible" (Pledge of Allegiance mondegreen)

"One nation, under a fraud, with tyranny and injustice for all"

"One Nation Under CCTV"

"One nation, under fraud"

"One nation, under fraud, completely visible, with spying on and lying to all"

"One nation, under fraud, with tyranny and injustice for all"

"One nation, under guard, invisible" (Pledge of Allegiance mondegreen)

"One nuclear bomb can ruin your whole day"

"One nuclear bomb can spoil your whole day"

"One of my biggest fears is that I'll marry into a family that does 5Ks on holidays"

"One of my chief regrets is that I couldn't sit in the audience and watch me act"

"One of my waffles is crazier than the other. It's my alter Eggo"

"One of these days, is none of these days"

"One of the advantages bowling has over golf is that you seldom lose a bowling ball"

"One of the greatest prisons people live in is the fear of what other people think"

"One of the greatest sources of energy is pride in what we are doing"

"One of the great things about cooking your own food is the certainty that any hair in it is yours"

"One of the worst jobs in the world is to be a fruit stand vendor in action movie"

"One-One was a racehorse..." (tongue twister)

One PP or Puzzle Palace (One Police Plaza)

"One reason why I don't drink is because I wish to know when I am having a good time"

"One right and honest definition of business is mutual helpfulness"

"One Riot -- One Ranger" (Texas Rangers)

"One shot, meat in the pot" (hunting saying)

"One son went to sea and one became vice president; neither was ever heard of again"

"One tectonic plate bumped into another and said, 'Sorry, my fault'"

"One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Floor!"

"One test is worth a thousand expert opinions"

"One thing you can give and still keep is your word"

"One time a windshield wiper will work properly is when it's holding a parking ticket"

"One time my kid’s elementary school went 6 days in a row without a fundraiser"

"One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress"

One World Government (OWG)

Onigiri (Japanese rice ball)

"Onions are the only vegetables that fight back"

"Onions force you to mourn their death"

"Onion rings and french fries are deep fried binary"

"Onion rings are a poor man's calamari"

"Onion rings are just ghetto calamari"

"Onion rings are just vegan calamari"

"Onion rings are just vegetarian calamari"

"Onion rings are vegetable donuts"

"Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time"

Onion Ring Tower (Towering Onion Rings)

"Onlyfans is the Etsy of porn"

"Only accountants can save the world -- through peace, goodwill and reconciliations"

"Only add soy sauce when the chef is standing upright. Never Kikkoman when he's down"

"Only angry people win football games"

"Only angry people win football games"

Only Assholes News Network (One America News Network or OANN nickname)

"Only as the power of persuasion replaces the persuasion of power can collective bargaining..."

"Only a buzzard feeds on its friends"

"Only a fool argues with a skunk, a mule, or a cook"

"Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living"

"Only a surfer knows the feeling"

"Only a weirdough doesn't like pizza"

Only city with a foreign policy (politicians visiting Israel and Puerto Rico)

"Only dead fish go with the flow"

"Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink..."

Only in New York

"Only in New York" (2002)

"Only newcomers and fools predict the weather in Texas"

"Only one thing is worse than an almoster and that is a never tryer"

"Only one thing is worser than an almoster and that is a never tryer"

"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone"

"Only Robinson Crusoe had all his work done by Friday"

Only the little people pay taxes (attributed to Leona Helmsley)

"Only the paranoid survive" (internet adage)

Only the Strong Survive (Bronx, Brooklyn, or NYC slogan)

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly"

"Only those who have something to hide will work relentlessly to censor those who speak the truth"

"Only two things that money can't buy -- that's true love and homegrown tomatoes"

"Only when you can see through the illusion, can you be part of the solution"

"Onward Thru the Fog" or "Onward Through the Fog" (Oat Willie's of Austin)

"On any given Sunday" ("On any given Saturday")

"On a New York City subway you get fined for spitting, but you can throw up for nothing"

"On a slow boat to China" (a long transport)

"On Broadway" (1963)

"On earth, as it is in Austin"

"On economics tests, the questions are the same every year -- only the answers change"

"On Fridays, I prefer my espresso in a martini"

"On Line" (not "in line")

"On Mondays, I feel like I need coffee injected directly into my veins"

"On Mondays, I feel like I need coffee injected directly into my veins"

"On Monday mornings I am dedicated to the proposition that all men are created jerks"

"On Saturdays we wear pajamas"

"On Sundays, my coffee is recreational. As opposed to weekdays, when it's medicinal"

"On Thanksgiving Day all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment—halftime"

"On Thanksgiving Day all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment — halftime"

"On Thanksgiving, what's always in the middle of the table?"/"The letter B."

"On the 6" (1999) & "Jenny from the Block" (2002)

"On the 8th day God created Texas"

On the Border by the Sea (Brownsville slogan)

"On the bright side, my coffee will never get cold in hell"

"On the eighth day God created coffee so that people like me could experience the other seven days"

"On the fence"

"On the first day of Covid my true love coughed on me"

"On the internet you can be whoever you want. It's strange that so many people choose to be stupid"

"On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the escape key"

"On the money"

"On the one hand, fireworks are a lot of fun. On the other hand, I have only two fingers"

"On the other side of fear lies freedom"

On the Rocks (served over ice)

"On the same page" (teamwork saying)

"On the table" (something negotiable or for discussion)

"On the wagon" ("Off the wagon")

"On this site in 1897, nothing happened"

"On top of spaghetti all covered with cheese..."

"On top of the News, ahead of the Times" (New York Newsday slogan)

"On what charge was the guy arrested for rearranging his dinner table?"/"Dish-orderly conduct."

"On what kind of ships do students study?"/"Scholarships."

OOPS (United Parcel Service or UPS nickname)

"Opening a new funeral parlor can be quite an undertaking"

"Open a can of worms" (idiom)

"Open box before eating pizza" (pizza box instructions)

"Open faced sandwiches are just fancy toast"

Open House New York

"Open Mike Night sounded fun, but then we got to the morgue"

"Open the garage, here comes the car!" (opening a child's mouth for food)

"Open the hangar, here comes the airplane!" (opening a child's mouth for food)

"Open the oven, take a look; first to complain is next week's cook"

"Open the tunnel, here comes the train!" (opening a child's mouth for food)

"Open your eyes. The media lies"

"Open your eyes to the media lies"

Operation American Spring (#AmericanSpring)

Operation Chaos

Operation Twist (Operation Nudge)

"Opera is basically screaming in cursive"

"Opera is just screaming music in cursive"

"Opera is just yelling in cursive"

"Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings"

OpEx (Operational Expenditure)

"Opinions are like assholes -- everybody's got one"

"Opinions are like orgasms -- mine matters most, and I don't care if you have one"

Opiniotainment (opinion + entertainment)

Opinutainment (opinion + education + entertainment)

OPM (Other People's Money)

"Opportunities always look bigger going than coming"

"Trading opportunities are like buses; if you miss one, another will come along soon"

"Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them"

"Opportunities, like eggs, come one at a time"

"Opportunities, like eggs, must be hatched when they are fresh"

"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door"

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work"

"Opportunity knocks only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell"

"Opportunity never knocks twice"

"Optimistic people want to hear the bad news first. Realists just start drinking"

"Optometrists live longer because they dilate"

Op-Ed (opposite editorial)

"Oranges are pre-sliced by nature"

Orange County (orange soda and vanilla ice cream)

Orange Heads or Orangeheads (UT Longhorns fans)

"Orange in the Apple" (Syracuse University Orange slogan in the Big Apple)

"Orange juice got the nickname 'OJ,' but apple juice didn't get the nickname 'AJ'"

Orange Julius & Orange Juice Gulch

"Orange you glad I didn't say banana?" (knock-knock joke)

Ball Orchard (Big Ball Orchard in the South Bronx = Yankee Stadium)

Orchid Show (New York Botanical Garden)

"Ordered some German food off the internet. The sauerkraut has arrived but the wurst is yet to come"

"Ordered stuff using my donor card instead of my debit card. Cost me an arm and a leg"

Order Sniping (prank)

"Oregonians don't tan, they rust"

Oregonian (inhabitant of Oregon)

Oregon, Things Look Different Here (Oregon slogan)

Oregon, We Love Dreamers (Oregon slogan)

Oregon, You're More Than Welcome (Oregon slogan)

Oregroanian (The Oregonian newspaper nickname)

Orejas (Mexican pastry "ears")


"Oreos are just American macarons"

"Oreos are just sugar burgers"

"Oreos are the peasant version of macarons"

"Oreos are the poor man's macarons"

"Pretty words are not always true, and true words are not always pretty"

"Organic chemistry is difficult. Those who study it have alkynes of trouble"

Organic Tanking

Organized Team Activity (OTA)

Orient Express or International Line (7 train)

"Origami Bank has folded. Sumo Bank has gone belly up. Bonsai Bank plans to cut back branches"

"Origami is the new woodworking"

Original New York Seltzer (from California)

Original Six (six oldest NHL teams)

Origin of "Badger" (Wisconsin nickname)

Origin of “Boomer”/"Sooner" (Oklahoma nickname) - summary

Origin of "Buckeye" (Ohio nickname)

Origin of "Canuck" ("Johnny Canuck") - summary

Origin of "Gopher" (Minnesota nickname)

Origin of "Hawkeye" (Iowa nickname)

Origin of "Hoosier" (Indiana nickname)

Origin of “Jayhawk” (Kansas nickname) - summary

Origin of "Sucker" (Illinois nickname)

Origin of “Tar Heel” (North Carolina nickname) - summary

Origin of "Wolverine" (Michigan nickname)

Widows and Orphans (newspaper terminology)

Orphan Train

"Orthodontists are going on strike. Brace yourself!"

"Orthodontists are going on strike. Brace yourselves!"

"Orwell called them thought police. Big Tech calls them fact checkers"

"Orzo is pasta masquerading as rice. Risotto is rice masquerading as pasta"

Oscars of Architecture (Architizer's A+ Awards)

Oscars of Street Food (Vendy Awards nickname)

Oscars of the East Coast (Met Gala nickname)

Oscars of the Plus Industry (Full Figured Fashion Week nickname)

Oscar (Academy Award)

Osgood Pie (Oh-So-Good Pie; Allgood Pie)

"Ossifer, I'm sotally tober!" (joke on "Officer, I'm totally sober!")

Ostionera (Ostioneria)

Ostrich Economics

Oswego: Starch City (nickname)

Othello (chocolate-covered sponge cake)

"Other states were carved or born, Texas grew from hide and horn" (Berta Hart Nance)

"Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?"

OTM (Other Than Mexican)

"Otter Pops are just boneless popsicles"

Otto (football linebacker position)

"Our 3-year-old said she wanted a spirit guest. 3 exorcisms later, we realized she wanted asparagus"

"Our aim is to keep this restroom clean. Your aim will help" (men's restroom sign)

"Our cleaning lady just called and told us she will be working from home"

"Our comedies are not to be laughed at"

"Our Constitution protects aliens, drunks and United States senators"

"Our credit manager is Helen Waite. If you want credit, go to Helen Waite."

"Our days are happier when we give people a bit of our heart rather than a piece of our mind"

"Our Father, who art in heaven, Harold be thy name..." (Lord's Prayer mondegreen)

"Our Father, who art in heaven, Howard be thy name..." (Lord's Prayer mondegreen)

"Our fear is their power"

"Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth -- a sense of humor"

"Our food is fresh. Our customers are spoiled." (FreshDirect)

"Our friendship is like a cup of tea...a special blend of you and me"

Our Lady of New York

"Our Lager, which art in barrels, hallowed be thy drink..."

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter"

"Our maintenance guy lost his legs on the job. Now he’s just a handyman"

"Our most important assets go home every night" (employee-intensive business slogan)

"Our office just got a new conference table -- it sleeps 16"

"Our phones fall, we panic. Our friends fall, we laugh"

"Our printing press is the internet. Our coffee houses are social networks"

"Our restaurant’s snails are world-famous."/"I know, one of them’s just been serving me."

Our Savior Has Arrived (Occupational Safety & Health Administration or OSHA nickname)

"Our tongue sandwiches speak for themselves" (deli/restaurant sign)

"Our town is so small we don't have a town drunk, so we all take turns"

Outdoor Capital of Texas (Buda nickname)

OuterB or Outerb (Outer Borough)

Outer Boroughs

Outhouse Steakback (Outback Steakhouse nickname)

"Outside is expensive. Lock us back up!" (after quarantine)

"Out in left field" ("Out of left field")

"Out like a fat kid in dodgeball"

"Out of my mind -- back in five minutes" (office door sign)

Out-of-Pocket Expenses

"Out of the 26 letters, only E got presents for Christmas. The other letters were not-E"

"Out of the mouths of babes does often come cereal"

"Out to lunch"

"Out where the buses don't run"

"Out with the old, in with the new. Cheers to the future and all that we do"

"Overbought can become more overbought" (Wall Street adage)

Overdoughse (overdose + dough)

"Overeaters Anonymous hotline. Call 888-888-8888"

Overkrauted (too much sauerkraut)

Overland Trout (bacon)

"Overnight is a long time in politics; a week is forever"

"Overslept this morning, was late getting to the living room"

"Oversold can become more oversold" (Wall Street adage)

"Overweight is something that sort of snacks up on you"

"Over 18 Miles of Books" (Strand Book Store)

"Over 40—we did all our stupid stuff before the invention of the internet, so there’s no proof"

"Over 50 -- we did all our stupid stuff before the invention of the internet, so there's no proof"

"Over 60—we did all our stupid stuff before the invention of the internet, so there’s no proof"

Over For America (Organizing For America or OFA nickname)

"Over-medicated and under-educated is exactly how they want us"

"Over Night Or Over Time" (Alex Hotel)

Owners' Box or Owner's Box (Texas House gallery where lobbyists sit)

"Owning a funeral home means you go back to work after you die"

"Owning dogs is perfect for people who never want to eat a whole sandwich by themselves again"

"Owning the Yankees is like owning the Mona Lisa" (George Steinbrenner)

"Own your age in bonds"

Oxford English Dictionary "Big Apple" definition (September 2008)

"Oxygen and Magnesium walk into a bar..." (bar joke)

"Oxygen, Hydrogen, Sulfur, Sodium, and Phosphorus walk into a bar..." (bar joke)

Oxygin (oxygen + gin)

Ox Eyes (Ojos de Buey) or Eggs in Hell (Eggs in Purgatory)


Oysters Bienville

Oysters Bienville

"Oysters have always been on my shuck-it list"

Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters Rockefeller

Oysters Suzette

Oysters Suzette

Oysters Texasfeller

Oyster and Artichoke Soup (Artichoke and Oyster Soup)

Oyster Bar

Oyster Nachos

"Oyster, n. A person who sprinkles his conversation with Yiddishisms"

Oyster Pan Roast

Oyster Stew (Christmas Eve Oyster Stew)

Ozone Parker (inhabitant of Ozone Park, Queens)

Oz Prize or Ozzie (Asia Society journalism award)