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 Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from August 26, 2007
Whiney Orange (Whiny Orange)

"Whiney Orange” (or “Whiny Orange") is an unflattering nickname for the University of Texas Longhorns, whose team colors are burnt orange. Longhorn haters claim that the UT fans whine when their athletic team is not #1 in the college rankings. The nickname was popularized in 2003 or 2004.

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The Official Dictionary of GAC-Speak
Whiny Orange: Texas Longhorn Fans - known for suffering inferiority complex; unable to grasp inability to win big games, as was evident by performance of Augie Garrido and company during 2004 College World Series; may also be called Longhorns

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“Whiny Orange”
Your typical Whiny Orange?

Google Groups: rec.sport.football.college
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From: “Buck the Trend”
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 10:25:27 -0500
Local: Fri, Nov 21 2003 11:25 am
Subject: Re: Why is CBS making a TV show about Tony Kornheiser?

Good question.  the guy is a whiney orange douchbag.

Texas HS Football Boards
Nov 23 2004, 09:44 PM
How can you be so sure they wouldnt beat Michigan, unless you let them PLAY Michigan. Exporter, you of all people should know that things should be decided on the field! But I guess you just have to side the rest of the whiny orange…

The Official San Diego Chargers Forum
12-05-2004, 07:27 PM
Cal Bears got screwed plain and simply, they win a game on the road and lose there spot in the BcS just because the whiney orange horns cried that they were not getting any Love.

SoonerFans.com Message Boards
Posted on Fri, Oct. 07, 2005
What can Brown do for you? Everything, except deliver
By Randy Galloway
Star-Telegram Staff Writer

Couldn’t help myself.

Had to commit an illegal act in Texas, our Texas.

It might shock some of you to learn that, contrary to state law, a wager can be made in this state on an athletic contest.

So when I see that Bob Stoops is being given a 13 1/2-point head start on Mack Brown, what the heck was I supposed to do?

Turn down free money?

The next call was to the friendly, neighborhood bookmaker.

I’m taking Zero U., plus the 13 1/2, against the Whiny Orange.

Logan Allen’s Random Thoughts
Saturday, October 08, 2005
Whiney Orange v. Zero U - Who yuh got?
Biggest college game of the year for you UT fans. . . This might be the year that Texas finally beats Oklahoma.

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The Ace of_Aces
10-22-2005, 04:51 PM
It’s not like I really thought they were gonna win. I was just stirring up shit and trying to piss off the Whiny Orange. Which it worked cuz you doches are nothing but a bunch Teasip crybabies who don’t know a damn thing about football.

Just Odd (19 November 2005)
OU will be right back in the national championship hunt in 2006, when the Whiny Orange (Austin branch) lose half their defense and their O Line.

BuckeyePlanet Ohio State Forums
12-05-2005, 05:20 PM
I absolutely loathe the Whiny Orange so that may affect my thoughts on this but I really think they are the most over-rated team in the country.

Dallas Fort Worth Urban Forum
02-09-2006, 03:11 PM
UT’s lack of negotiation. DeLoss Dodds wants home and home. Its that simple. He wants to make his own revenues. He’s a great AD, but he’s going to kill that legacy in the minds of a lot of us “Whiney Orange”

Galloway and Hate (Fort Worth Star-Telegram blog)
February 15, 2006
Plug from the president
Not to name-drop, but the president of the United States of America gave me a mention Tuesday.

Well, sorta.

In honoring the Whiny Orange’s bogus national championship (bogus, as always, until college football has a real playoff system), George W. welcomed the UT heroes to the White House. 

09-22-2006, 01:45 PM
Dallas/Fort Worth has a sports writer (Randy Galloway) that refers to the Longhorns as “the whiney orange” since they could not deal with failure well (until this last January....but “Superman” is now playing for the Tennessee Titans). He is old and can’t see that well, so he looks at the football helmets at the team from Norman, Oklahoma and call them “Zero U”. 

“Those people” are known across the nation as “The Whiney-orange”, among many other drug related nicknames…
Posted by: DG253 | February 3, 2007 6:41 PM

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