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 17, 2016
“Planks for the skanks” (weightlifting saying)

Entry in progress—B.P.

“Curls for the girls” is a similar saying that has been cited in print since at least 1981. Other weightlifting sayings include “benches for the wenches,” “bis for the guys,” “calves for the chavs,” “cuts for the sluts,” “flies for the guys,” “glutes for the sloots” “lats for the brats,” “no pecs, no sex,” “quads for the broads,” “rows for the hoes,” “squats for the hots,” “squats for the thots,” “squats for the twats,” “traps for the chaps” and “tris for the guys.”

Twitter
Quatro Quatro
‏@dom_q94
“Rows for the hoes
Curls for the girls
Planks for the skanks
Deep cuts for the sluts
Quads for the broads
No pecs, No sex”
-@Iifting
11:11 AM - 26 Apr 2016
Imperial Beach, CA

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Adrian Ramirez
‏@A_D_Rednexican
Rows for the hoes
Curls for the girls
Planks for the skanks
Glutes for the sloots
No pecs no sex
Get cut get butt
7:22 AM - 14 May 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Sunday, July 17, 2016 • Permalink