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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Entry from July 25, 2015
Month 07—July

The following words or phrases are about July:

JULY
Cowboy Christmas (July rodeo season)
“There are three good reasons to be a teacher: June, July and August”
“You’re like school in July—no class”

JULY 1 (Canada Day)
“Drink Canada Dry” (joke)
“Edmonton is to Calgary as Austin is to Houston”
“What do the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Titanic have in common"” (hockey joke)
“Why did the Canadian cross the road?"/"To get to the middle.”
All Dressed Bagel
Canuck (Johnny Canuck)
Disco Fries (American version of “Poutine")
Plattsburgh: Montreal’s U.S. Airport (Plattsburgh International Airport nickname)
Reformicon (reform conservative)
Reformocon (reform conservative)
The Other Big Apple (Meaford, Ontario nickname)
Timmy Ho’s (Tim Hortons nickname)
Welfare Wednesday (Food Stamp Friday)

JULY 4
“Independence Day—celebrating the country by blowing up a small part of it”
“Knee-high by the Fourth of July” (corn-growing adage)
“Prune roses before Presidents Day and azaleas before the Fourth of July”
“Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July; Democrats believe every day is April 15th”
“The team in first on July 4th will win the pennant” (baseball adage)
“Who goes forth with a fifth on the Fourth may not come forth on the fifth”
Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

JULY 5
“Summer begins on the 5th of July in Portland”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityCalendar • Saturday, July 25, 2015 • Permalink