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 29, 2013
Cheapuccino or Cheappuccino (cheap + cappuccino)

A “cheapuccino” or “cheappuccino” (cheap + cappuccino) is an inexpensive, low-quality cappuccino, such as one from 7-Eleven vending machine. “Cheapuccino” has been cited in print since 2001; “cheappuccino” has been cited in print since at least 2010 and was the Urban Dictionary’s “Urban Word of the Day” on September 1. 2010.
Sydney Morning Herald
Left botaxed by the four-wheel-drivel of a testiculating henderpsychotic
October 12 2002
Cheapuccino: A cappuccino, as made in rural NSW, with frothy milk but instant coffee.
Google Books
Everyday Cheapskate’s Greatest Tips:
500 Simple Strategies For Smart Living

By Mary Hunt
Philadelphia, PA: Running Press
Pg. 86:
BLENDED “CHEAPUCCINO” To create a nice version of a blended coffee drink at home, make a very strong pot of coffee (use twice the grinds that you would for regular brew); ...
Urban Dictionary
September 1, 2010 Urban Word of the Day
Any of the wide variety of flavored coffee drinks offered at convenience stores such as Circle K or 7 Eleven that can be purchased for less than half the price of a Starbucks cappuccino.
Let’s stop by the Circle K for some cheappuccinos tonight. It’s gonna be freakin’ cold, and all I’ve got is $1.25 in my wallet.
by TedMosbyIsNotAJerk.com Aug 30, 2010
Google Books
By Randy C. Alcorn
Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers
Pg. 83:
“Or we can stop at a 7-Eleven for a cheappuccino.”
Word of Our Day: Cheappuccino
by Aaron Geiger | 22nd January 2011
Cheappuccino, n.
This is an homage to the wife, who is one of those people that loves coffee.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, April 29, 2013 • Permalink

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