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 Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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“The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle”

“The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war”

“Fight a boxer and box a fighter” (boxing adage)

“Lips that touch wine shall never touch mine”

“Never stand when you can walk, never walk when you can run” (exercise adage)

“The best exercise is the one you will do” (exercise adage)

“Miss one day of practice, I notice; miss two, the critics notice; miss three, the audience notices”

Wingery (Buffalo wings + eatery)

“Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love”

Swing State

Cemetery Vote

Battleground State

Democrazy (democracy + crazy)

Earned Media (Free Media)

“Sitting on a gold mine” (possessing something of great value)

Alligator Spread

“The first period is won by the best technician…” (wrestling adage)

“We didn’t lose—we just ran out of time”

“Winners train, losers complain” (exercise adage)

“Leadership is the ability to hide your panic from others”

“Champions are made when nobody is watching” (sports and exercise adage)

“If you don’t leap, you’ll never know what it’s like to fly” (gymnastics saying)

“Gymnastics: Flying without wings” (gymnastics saying)

“The trouble with being a good sport is that you have to lose to prove it”

“The man who rows the boat generally doesn’t have time to rock it” (political proverb)

Clothespin Vote

“The sports page records people’s accomplishments and the front page has nothing but man’s failures”

“A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not”

“Skiing: the art of catching cold and going broke while rapidly heading nowhere at great risk”

“Skiing is a dance, and the mountain always leads”

“Skiing is the only sport where you can spend an arm and a leg to break an arm and a leg”

“Hockey players have fire in their hearts and ice in their veins”

EuroStash (developing a basketball player in European leagues)

“Walk softly and carry a bent stick” (archery adage)


Stato Institute (Cato Institute nickname)

Beltway Bandit


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