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.

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Entry from February 15, 2017
“Bananosecond: The time between slipping on a banana peel and hitting the pavement”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Urban Dictionary
Bananosecond
The time between slipping and hitting the pavement.
Yesterday I accidently slipped on a peel and within a bananosecond, found myself laying flat on my back on the floor. I’m ok now though...
#flash #instant #blink of an eye #nanosecond #split second
by JustAskDana August 21, 2007

Twitter
Gino Zahnd
‏@gino
Time between slipping on a peel and smacking the pavement = 1 bananosecond
11:31 AM - 19 Dec 2007

Twitter
Fortune Tweets
‏@fortunetweet
The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the
pavement is precisely 1 bananosecond.
4:00 AM - 13 Jan 2008

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • Permalink