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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“The best thing about freshmen is that they become sophomores”

“Done like a dinner”

“One ‘aw, shit’ wipes out a thousand ‘attaboys‘“

“Good help is hard to find”

“Liquidity begets liquidity”

“Work on the business, not in the business”

Bankageddon (bank + Armageddon)

“You can’t take the honky tonk out of the girl”

“Slicker than owl shit” (very slick)

“A closed mouth doesn’t get fed”

“Take a song to church” (music saying)

“Never forget that your weapon was made by the lowest bidder” (military saying)

“If it’s stupid but works, it isn’t stupid”

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans” ("Man plans, God laughs")

“If you’re sick above the shoulders, run; below the shoulders, don’t run” (running adage)

“‘A’ students teach ‘B’ students to work for ‘C’ students”

Elimination Diet (Exclusion Diet)

Tip Sag (pizza slice tip sag)

Leopard-spotting or Leoparding (charred “leopard spots” on pizza)

Cornicione (end crust of a pizza)

Pizza Upskirt (Pizza Undercarriage)

Breastaurant (breast + restaurant)

Buzz Bar (coffee and alcohol bar)

Duckeasy (foie gras “speakeasy")


“Momentum is only as good as the next day’s starter” (baseball adage)

G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time)

Ranchize or Ranchise (add ranch dressing to food)

Mythical National Championship (MNC)

“Free beer always tastes better”

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”

Ranchify (add ranch dressing to food)

“Winning takes care of everything”

“Free food always tastes better”

Catalina Coupon

“All barbecue experts are self-proclaimed”

“Every nation is about nine meals away from a revolution”

Liquid Gold (honey nickname)

Unbanking (Unbanked)

Underbanking (Underbanked)

Certified Idiots of America (Central Intelligence Agency or CIA nickname)

“There are only three lawyer jokes –- the rest are true stories”

“What’s the difference between a lawyer and a catfish?” (lawyer joke)

Sequestrocalypse (sequester + apocalypse)

“Information is the most precious commodity on Wall Street”

“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear”

Crappuccino (crap + cappuccino)

Shmeat (sheet + meat)

Meroir (sea version of terroir)

Pig Wings (Pork Wings; Hog Wings)

Selmelier (salt expert)

Pink Slip

“It’s not how you drive; it’s how you arrive” (golf adage)

Baconalia (bacon + bacchanalia)

Food Swamp

“Those who stay will be champions”

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