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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Governmentland (government + land)

Fermentastic (ferment + fantastic)

“Behead those who insult Islam” ("Behead those who say Islam is violent")

“Lawns don’t waste water, people do”

“He/She makes coffee nervous” (a very energetic and nervous person)

“If you hang out in a barbershop long enough, you’re going to get a haircut”

“Don’t talk about rope in a hanged man’s house”

“Tea parties are for little girls with imaginary friends”

“First is first and second is last” (sports adage)

“There are no guilty men in prison” (prison adage)

“Whack ‘em and stack ‘em” (hunting saying)

“If it’s brown, it’s down” (hunting adage)

“One shot, meat in the pot” (hunting saying)

“If you chum, they will come” (fishing adage)

“If you shoot it, you eat it” (hunting adage)

Reverse Escorting

Sanctuary City

“A fisherman is a jerk on one end of the line waiting for a jerk on the other”

“Good things come to those who wade” (fishing proverb)

“Early to bed, early to rise, fish all day and make up lies”

“Good things come to those who bait” (fishing proverb)

Arepera or Areperia (place that sells arepas)

Go Bulworth or Going Bulworth (Full Bulworth)

Great Unwind (Great Unwinding)

Hope Bubble

Congresscriminal (Congress + criminal)

Internal Rectal Service (Internal Revenue Service or IRS nickname)

End-of-the-World Trade



Citizens’ Filibuster (Citizen’s Filibuster)

Aurophobia (fear of gold)

“There Is No Such Thing As A Pitching Prospect” (TINSTAAPP)

House of Death (14 West 10th Street)

Hippie School (P.S.3-The Charrette School nickname)

Two Face (chocolate and rainbow sprinkles)

Rothschild Moment ("Buy when there’s blood in the streets")

Rebalancing Day (Rebal Day)

“You are what you tweet”

Bravocado (bravo + avocado)

“They’re playing our song” (romantic drama dialogue)

Harlem’s Restaurant Row (Frederick Douglass Boulevard)

Staten Island’s Crown Jewel (Sailors’ Snug Harbor)

Crown Jewel of Park Slope (Montauk Club)

Crown Jewel of the Bronx (New York Botanical Garden)

“Easy peasy lemon squeezy”

Taper Tantrum (taper + temper tantrum)

Terroracism (terror + racism); Terroracist (terror + racist)

Telegraph Capitol of America (Western Union Building, 60 Hudson Street)

Triple Threat (acting, singing, dancing)

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