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 October 19, 2013
Revenue Enhancement ("tax increase” euphemism)

Entry in progress—B.P.

,a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1983/07/01/us/lexicon.html">New York (NY) Times
Lexicon
By Marjorie Hunter
Published: July 1, 1983
The ways of Washington, says Representative Thomas N. Kindness, are all too often taken at face value by the uninitiated. With that in mind, the Ohio Republican has furnished his constituents, by way of a newsletter, his own lexicon of Washingtonese:
(...)
Revenue Enhancement - A tax increase.

The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA)
A handy political lexicon for the silly season: Jerry Shenk
By Patriot-News Op-Ed
on August 11, 2013 at 10:20 AM
By Jerry Shenk
(...)
“Revenue enhancement” - Tax increase.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Saturday, October 19, 2013 • Permalink