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 March 02, 2013
Luggage On Tarmac (LOT Polish Airlines backronymic nickname)

LOT Polish Airlines was founded in 1929 and is the flag carrier of Poland. LOT has been given the backronymic (back acronym) nickname of “Luggage on Tarmack” (sic) since at least 1991 and “Luggage on Tarmac” since at least 1999.

LOT has also been nicknamed “Last One There.”


Wikipedia: LOT Polish Airlines
Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. (Polish pronunciation: [ˈlɔt], Flight), trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland. Based in Warsaw, LOT was established in 1929, making it one of the world’s oldest airlines still in operation. Using a fleet of 55 aircraft, LOT operates a complex network to 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Asia. Most of the destinations are served from its hub, Warsaw Chopin Airport.

Google Groups: rec.humor
Fly if you dare !!!
B|rge Haga
7/2/91
(...)
LOT (Polish Airlines)
- Last One There
- Luggage On Tarmack (wave ‘bye!)

Google Groups: pl.rec.lotnictwo
Newsgroups: pl.rec.lotnictwo
From: (Pawel Bondaryk)
Date: 1999/10/21
Subject: Re: Kto nas kupi? - Dyskusja
(...)
W ‘tym temacie’ LOT nie jest wcale gorszy:
-Last One There
-Luggage On Tarmac
-Lots Of Trouble
-Leave On a Train
-"Look Out, Tower!”

AirlineCrew.net
airline abbreviations
Nighthawk79
November 12, 2002, 11:39 AM
(...)
LOT (Polish Airlines) - Last One There, Luggage On Tarmack (wave ‘bye!)

Skyforum
Re: KLM = Keeps Luggage Missing
Jon S.
#7710 - 09/01/2007 17:05
(...)
LOT (Polish Airlines):
1. Last One There
2. Luggage On Tarmack (wave bye bye!)
3. Lots Of Trouble

JetPhotos.Net Forums
CanVoodoo
06-10-2009, 02:41 PM
Airline nickname list
This will not be new to most people here—it is an expansion of a list that has been around for years.
(...)
LOT (Polish Airlines)
Lands Often at Tempelhoff (somehow old nowadays)
Last One There
Leave On a Train
“Look Out, Tower!”
Lots Of Trauma
Lots of Trouble
Luggage On Tarmac

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Saturday, March 02, 2013 • Permalink