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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Basketball Mecca (Madison Square Garden nickname)

Nickel Series (Nickel World Series)

Five-Cent Series (Five-Cent World Series)

“Where do you find a down-and-out octopus?"/"On squid row.”

“Anyone who believes in exponential growth in a finite world is either a madman or an economist”

“What did the light house keeper do when he lost his job?” (joke)

“Geology rocks, but Geography is where it’s at”

BPEC (bacon, potato egg and cheese)

Yakisoba (Japanese stir-fried noodles)

Tortilla Soup (Sopa de Tortilla)

Aztec Soup or Aztec Tortilla Soup (Sopa Azteca)

Colorado Rib Steak

Phoenix Bun (Liu Sha Bao or Liu Sa Bao; Chinese salted duck egg custard steamed bun)

Cake Shake (Junior’s New Yorker Cake Shake)

“You have to be a little crazy to live in New York, but you’d be nuts to live anywhere else”

“I’m crazy about the Big Apple”

“A Chinese restaurant got vandalized. It was an act of wonton destruction”

“The opening ceremony for my ribbon repair business was pretty confusing”

“30 days hath September…” (January and February joke)

Rum Raisin

Thumbprint Cookies

“I’m crazy about the Big Apple” (1976 ad campaign)

“London is satisfied, Paris is resigned, but New York is always hopeful”

“Irving Berlin has no place in American music. He IS American music”

“Everybody ought to have a Lower East Side in their life”

“Volleyball is just a more intense version of ‘don’t let the balloon touch the floor‘“

“I was drinking my milkshake on a cliff and thought, wow, this is ledge ‘n dairy”

“I called my wife and told her that I’ll pick up Fish and Chips” (joke)

“More Than Awful (Metropolitan Transportation Authority or MTA nickname)

“I had to use a store discount card to scrape the ice from the car windscreen, but only got 10% off”

“My first date with an Emergency department nurse was a casual tea”

Chinatown North (East Village, Manhattan)

Cheese Tea

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