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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“Right plant, right place” (landscaping adage)

Straw-Hat Circuit

Summer Stock

Street of the Midnight Sun (Broadway)

“Go peddle your papers!” (go away)

Aspirin Alley (Broadway)

“Why do we kill people who kill people to show that killing people is wrong?”

Fun-durr-mentals

Big Artery or Hardened Artery or Main Artery (Broadway)

“Comedy doesn’t travel well”

Wailing Wall Street (Wailing Wall + Wall Street)

“Tastes like cardboard”

Chow Mein Stem (Broadway; Mott Street)

“It’s not brain surgery”

FBI (football intelligence/instincts)

“It’s not rocket science”

Grimbo (Greece/Greek + limbo)

Disinfowars (disinfo + Infowars)

“You can’t push yourself forward by patting yourself on the back”

“Tomorrow doesn’t care what today’s food tasted like”

“Nothing to it, but to do it”

Hack-a-Player or Hack-a-Shaq (basketball foul strategy)

“The difference between a rut and a grave is the depth”

“Try and fail, but don’t fail to try”

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

“I’d rather be lucky than good”

“The best pitch is strike one” (baseball adage)

“The fourth win in a series is always the most difficult to get”

“It rains on rich and poor alike, but the rich have better umbrellas”

“When does it rain money?” (joke)

Great Unravelling

“The engineer sees the glass as twice the size it needs to be” (joke)

Islosers (Islanders + losers)

Make-or-Miss League (NBA basketball)

Glance Journalism

“The Stanley Cup is the toughest championship to win”

“Swallow the whistle” (not call a penalty)

Bulb Belt (Broadway)

Zionist World Order (Zionist + New World Order); ZWO

“What? And leave show business?” (joke)

Incandescent District (Broadway)

Tungsten Territory (Broadway)

Never A Straight Answer (NASA backronymic nickname)

“Did you hear that joke about the butter?” (joke)

“Blame the Indian, not the arrow”

Power Steak

Can Hear Every Valve Rattle On Long Extended Trips (Chevrolet backronymic nickname)

Disaster Divide

Cannaboutique (cannabis + boutique)

“Not even God can hit a 1-iron” (golf joke)

Jewish Telegram ("Start worrying—details to follow")

“What’s up, cake?"/"Muffin much.”

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