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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Entry from September 03, 2019
Kale (money slang)

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(Oxford English Dictionary)
kale, n.
North American slang. Money.
1912 J. Sandilands Western Canad. Dict. 26 Kale, money, or wealth.
1922 S. Lewis Babbitt xiii. 172 You will get 111% on your kale in this fun-fest.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Tuesday, September 03, 2019 • Permalink