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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“You can’t tax your way to prosperity. You can’t bomb your way to security. And you can’t ban your way to liberty” (4/21)
“You can’t bomb your way to security” (4/21)
“You can’t bomb your way to democracy” (4/21)
“You can’t ban your way to freedom” (4/21)
“If you can’t expose crime in the government, you don’t really have a government. You have a dictatorship…” (4/21)
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Texas Gulag (Gulag State of Texas)

Moscow on the Colorado (Austin nickname)

“Keep Wimberley Weirder”

“Make Austin Normal”

“78704—More than just a ZIP code” (“78704—Actually, it’s just a ZIP code”)

The Drag on Guadalupe Street, Austin (Drag Worm; Drag Rat)

God’s Row (White Plains Road, Wakefield)

Hippie Roll or Hippy Roll (Eppie Roll or Eppy Roll)

Riviera on the Range (Austin nickname)

Shore Dinner

Seafood Platter

Bubbaland or Bubba-land or Bubbaville or Deep Bubba (South Austin)

Whiskey Ding

Telecom Corridor (Richardson nickname)

“Just a two-step back in time” (Coupland Inn and Dancehall)

“When you’re here, you’re halfway there” (MidPoint Cafe, Mile 1139 on Route 66)

“I Dance Country at the Broken Spoke, Austin, Texas”

Mexican Eggs Benedict

Taco Breath (Burrito Breath; Enchilada Breath; Jalapeño Breath)

Salt Water Taffy

Texas Eggs Benedict (Tex-Mex Eggs Benedict)

Kicker (Shit-kicker or Shitkicker)

Mexican Roadblock (Mexican Road Block)

Dyke Slope (Park Slope, Brooklyn)

DoBro (Downtown Brooklyn)

Baleada (Honduran burrito)

Texartini (cocktail)

Flaquita (Flaco; Flaquities)

“World Peace Through Tex-Mex” (El Mercado slogan)

Lene Town (Abilene nickname)

“If you don’t like our wings, we’ll give you the bird” (Pluckers)

“I didn’t claw my way to the top of the food chain to eat vegetables”

Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich (The Elvis; Velvet Elvis; Elvis Sandwich)

“On this site in 1897, nothing happened”

Honorary Texan

Kapusta Soup (Polish Cabbage Soup or Sauerkraut Soup)

Calf Fries

Cookies and Cream (Cookies ‘n Cream; Cookies ‘n Creme)

Texas Lizzies (Christmas cookies)

NoProPaSo (North of Prospect Park South)

Gatbush (Flatbush)

Crime Heights (Crown Heights, Brooklyn)

Beef-Head (a Texan)

Houstonize (“Don’t Houstonize Austin”)

Needle Park

We Shoot Straight With You (Gun Barrel City motto)

Small Town, Big Lake, Great People (Mathis motto)

Tobacco Onions

Texmati (rice)

Texas 1015 Onion & Texas SpringSweet Onion

Shrimp Capital of Texas (Aransas Pass nickname)

Saltwater Heaven (Aransas Pass nickname)

Branson of Texas (Granbury nickname)

“What Texas Makes, Makes Texas”

Bass Capital of Texas (Mount Pleasant nickname)

Red Tail Hawk Capital (Kaufman nickname)

“Don’t send my boy to Texas” (Oklahoma University song)

Pottery Capital of the World (Marshall nickname)

Tall-Building Lawyer (TBL)

Facebook Hotel (Pod Hotel)

BYOM (Bring Your Own Meat)

BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle, Bring Your Own Beer); BYOL (Bring Your Own Liquor)

Anyone Can Come (Austin Community College/ACC nickname)

“The best thing to come out of Dallas/Houston is I-45”

Juan Smith (El Paso’s “John Q. Public”)

Irish Nachos

Mother-in-Law Sandwich (tamale with chili, usually in a hot dog bun)

Tamale Boat

Tamale Sandwich (hot tamale on a bun; hot tamale bun)

Sports Capital of Texas (Round Rock slogan)

Moo Goo Gai Pan (Chinese chicken with mushrooms)

Gotham City

Metropolis (New Metropolis)

“Metropolis is New York by day; Gotham City is New York by night”

Texana or Texiana or Texicana (“all things Texas”)

Bad News Bear (Bear Stearns nickname)

Mom ‘n ‘em (Mom an’ ‘em)

Chicken Bingo (Chicken Poop Bingo; Chicken Shit Bingo)

Cow Patty Bingo (Cow Chip Bingo; Cowpie Bingo; Bovine Bingo: Bossy Bingo; Fertilizer Lottery)