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 October 13, 2013
Wall Street Urinal (Wall Street Journal nickname)

The Wall Street Journal has been a financial newspaper since its founding in 1889. Many newspapers that are called “journal” are unflatteringly nicknamed “urinal,” and The Wall Street Journal has been nicknamed The Wall Street Urinal since at least 1991.
Other nicknames of The Wall Street Journal include “Capitalist Bible” and “War Street Journal.”
Wikipedia: The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is an American English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news. It is published in New York City by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corporation, along with the Asian and European editions of the Journal.
The Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States, by circulation. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, it has a circulation of 2.1 million copies (including 400,000 online paid subscriptions), as of March 2010, compared to USA Today‘s 1.8 million. Its main rival, in the business newspaper sector, is the London-based Financial Times, which also publishes several international editions.
The Journal primarily covers American economic and international business topics, and financial news and issues. Its name derives from Wall Street, located in New York City, which is the heart of the financial district; it has been printed continuously since its inception on July 8, 1889, by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser.
Google Books
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
Volume 25, Part 2
Pg. 1766:
Puns such as “TWA - Try Walking Across,” “FIAT □ Fix It Again Tony,” “the Wall Street Urinal,” “Useless World and News Distort,” & “the Infernal Revenue Service” are tendentious both in the Freudian sense of expressing hostility ... 
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Internet Underground:
The Way of the Hacker

By Mad Macz
PageFree Publishing, Inc.
Pg. 112:
Wall Street Journal => Wall Street Urinal
I Am the Paperboy
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2005
The Wall Street Urinal???
Oh, “Journal.”
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Project Rewire:
New Media from the Inside Out

By Judy Daubenmier
Wilsonville, OR: William, James & Co.
Pg. 113:
Steven Goldstein, vice-president of corporate communications for Dow Jones & Co., which publishes The Wall Street Urinal, said, “The priorities have changed. People are focused on the fact that we’re at war.”
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Recounting Minnesota:
Blogging the Al Franken Election Saga

By Carl Eeman
Round Lake, NY: Melange Press
Pg. 135:
Third stage would be the “missing” 133 ballots from a Minneapolis precinct (which favored Franken NOT by +133, as the Reich-wing, the Wall Street Urinal editorial board, Slow Limbaugh, and any Joseph Goebbels Medal contender on Faux Noise would have you believe.
Democratic Underground
Sat Sep 29, 2012, 10:01 AM
11. That’s the Wall Street Urinal, not Journal.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMedia/Newspapers/Magazines/Internet • Sunday, October 13, 2013 • Permalink

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