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 September 13, 2011
Fed Up

Entry in progress—B.P,

Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
fed up adj
Definition of FED UP
: tired, sated, or disgusted beyond endurance
First Known Use of FED UP
1900

The Free Dictionary
fed up
adj.
Unable or unwilling to put up with something any longer: “She was fed up with their complaints. I resigned because I was fed up.”

(Oxford English Dictionary
Slang phr. to be fed up: to be surfeited or disgusted (with), bored or tired to breaking-point. So fed-up adj.
[1882 F. Arnold Three-cornered Ess. (1886) 4 Fed up to the eyelids, it is no care to him that there are other people all otherwise than so well off.]
1900 Westm. Gaz.13 Nov. 2/3 It may be quite true that, to use an expression often heard in South Africa just now, the men are ‘fed up’ with the war.
1906 Daily Chron. 22 Mar. 9/5, I am about ‘fed-up’ over this motor-car.
1914 Evening News 19 Sept. 4/1 We have also seen hundreds of German prisoners, mostly looking ‘fed up’.

OCLC WorldCat record
Fed up!
Author: H B Hedley; C Hartley Milburn; John Humphries; Ernest C Rolls; Herman Darewski
Publisher: London : Herman Darewski Music Pub. Co., ©1917.
Edition/Format:  Musical score : Songs : English

OCLC WorldCat record
Fed up!
Author: Fred W Leigh; Tom Costello
Publisher: London : Francis, Day and Hunter, ©1918.
Series: Sixpenny popular edition, no. 1535. 
Edition/Format:  Musical score : Songs : English

OCLC WorldCat record
Fed Up! : a feast of frazzled foods
Author: Rex Barron
Publisher: New York : Putnam, 2000.
Edition/Format:  Book : Fiction : Primary school : English
Summary: In a series of alphabetically arranged scenes, a cabbage cries over coleslaw, eggs exit, oranges object, and other foods are pictured to represent all the letters of the alphabet.

OCLC WorldCat record
Fat man fed up : how American politics went bad
Author: Jack Germond
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2004.
Edition/Format:  Book : Biography : English : 1st ed
Summary: The political columnist shares observations about the American election process, covering such topics as the misuse of polls, media misrepresentation and irresponsibility, and the role of racism in politics.

OCLC WorldCat record
Fed up! : our fight to save America from Washington
Author: Rick Perry
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:  Book : English : 1st ed
Summary: Perry shows how an increasing concentration of power in Washington will lead to further unsustainable debt, greater limits on opportunity and success, and a permanent dependency class. The two-term governor of Texas also explains how to put government back in the hands of the people. 

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • (0) Comments • Tuesday, September 13, 2011 • Permalink