A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from June 17, 2013
Congross (Congress + gross)

“Congross” (Congress + gross) is an unflattering nickname of Congress. “Congross” is often taken for a one-letter typo, so it’s often given as “ConGross” of “CONgross” or “ConGROSS.”
 
“Congross” has been cited in print since at least 2009.
 
 
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Gharlane of Eddore
1/7/01
(...)
“NonCon.”  “Con Job.”  “ConSternation.”  “DuhCon.”
“ConCatenation.”  ( BSG, G:1980, EARTH 2, “PREY,” “SinkQuest.” )
“ConFlagration”  ( ritual burning of all prints extant )
“ConGross”
“ConGo”
   
Vintage Mustang Forum
67 Evil Eleanor
09-19-2009, 08:43 AM
Naaaaaa…......Just Pelosi. I keep a picture of her (BUF) handy in case I break down on a Railroad crossing. As far as the rest of the turds in “congross”, its past time for an enema. May the Potomac soon over flow.
 
Daily Pundit
Buyer’s Remorse
Posted on November 12, 2010 7:42 pm by nemo paradise
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COMMENTS
J.S. Bridges on November 13, 2010 11:15 am at November 13, 2010 11:15 am said:
(...) In Congross, that’s been known to happen a lot, too.
(...)
Tom on November 13, 2010 5:33 pm at November 13, 2010 5:33 pm said:
(...) btw, was “Congross” an intentional misspelling or just an unusually apt typo?
(...)
J.S. Bridges on November 14, 2010 11:21 am at November 14, 2010 11:21 am said:
The spelling is quite deliberate, and, I thought, quite appropriate – like “Democrap Party” or “Demonrat” – although I actually did make a typo the first time I hit on it – then, seeing the result, decided no correction was warranted.
 
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Michelle Malkin exposes massive land grab in Omnibus land bill
Posted by The Right Scoop on December 15th, 2010
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COMMENTS
Stephen
Dec 15, 2010
(...) Am I wrong? If not, how does Congross (intentional) propose to pay for this?
 
Pooped
Posted 14th January 2012 by Hoosier Daddy
Congress is ConGROSS
I have been thinking what will happen if the Republicans win everything.
   
Daily Pundit
No Love Lost Between GenX and Boomers
Posted on June 7, 2013 3:30 pm by Bill Quick
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COMMENTS
J.S. Bridges on June 7, 2013 5:37 pm at June 7, 2013 5:37 pm said:
(...) In addition, to aiding and abetting the ever-more-single-Left-wing buildup in that other Ship Of Statist Fools, the U.S. ConGross…
 
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The Booboisie
Posted by Lew Rockwell on June 15, 2013 09:46 AM
Americans’ confidence in Congross has declined to 10%, but they love the Pentagram (76%).

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