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 April 16, 2010
“Texas: illegally acquired; universally admired”

“Texas: illegally acquired; universally admired” has appeared on a list of humorous “Texas slogans.” The slogan has been cited in print since at least 2005. “KingYaba” has made it a tagline in posts to MacRumors: Forums since July 2006.
 
 
Texas Rebel Radio
Top 10 Tourism Slogans for the Republic of Texas
10. “Texas is for wackos.”
9. “We won’t have to hold *you* against your will.”
8. “Where the deer and the antelope play…and the weird guy across the street is probably packin’ an automatic rifle.”
7. “Get off our land!”
6. “Don’t wait for the next comet! Beam up…to Texas.”
5. “Sunny beaches, rolling hills, armed stand-offs.”
4. “Lien on us.”
3. “Texas: illegally acquired; universally admired.”
2. “Indulge your delusions of grandeur.”
...and the number one new tourism slogan for the Republic of Texas:
1. “It really *is* a whole ‘nother country!”
   
You Run Faster With A Knife (Blog)
August 10 (2005—ed.)
lmao
Texas: illegally acquired; universally admired
   
MacRumors: Forums
KingYaba
Jul 9, 2006, 11:31 PM
Texas: illegally acquired; universally admired.

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