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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“You boys line up, alphabetically according to your height” (sports manager jocular speech)

“Don’t drink to drown your sorrows—sorrows know how to swim”

“Consumers are statistics; customers are people”

Great Default

“The man who dies rich dies disgraced”

“Two choices: take it or leave it” (food menu joke)

“The best throw of the dice is to throw them away” (gambling adage)

“The person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it” (success/failure proverb)

“More exasperating than a wife who can cook and won’t is a wife who can’t cook and will”

“Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around”

“Despite the high cost of living, it remains very popular”

“A politician ought to be born a foundling and remain a bachelor”

“A penny saved is a Congressional oversight”

“For every action there is an equal and opposite government program”

“Four food groups: fast, frozen, instant and microwavable”

“Money talks, chocolate sings”

“‘Media’ is the plural of ‘mediocre‘“

“Respect existence or expect resistance”

“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty” (’When injustice is law, rebellion is duty")

“‘Evian’ spelled backwards is ‘naive‘“

“If you educate a woman, you educate a nation”

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