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.

Recent entries:
“It’s coffee and I need some Tuesday. Please excuse my incoherence, it’s still early” (4/24)
“Civil engineering implies the existence of criminal engineering” (4/23)
“Dungeness crab implies the existence of Dragoness crab” (4/23)
“If you don’t understand why the Electoral College exists, you’re the reason” (4/23)
Angertainment (anger+ entertainment) (4/23)
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“Hope is your worst enemy in the market”

“You have two cows…” (Parable of the Isms)

MSLSD (MSNBC nickname)

MessNBC or MesSNBC (MSNBC nickname)

“The world owes me a living”

Round Rock (summary)

“If everybody’s thinking alike, somebody isn’t thinking”

Odessa (summary)

Fat Finger

Raaaaacism or Raaaaacist (“There are five A’s in ‘raaaaacism’”)

“Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get”

Permabull (Perma-bull)

Permabear (Perma-bear)

“They have fought grandly, nobly, and we must have more of them”

“Politics is the world’s second oldest profession”

Manufactroversy (manufactured controversy)

“If you’re explaining, you’re losing”

“Socialism is workable only in heaven, where it isn’t needed, and in hell, where they’ve got it”

“What’s the damage?” (cost of the meal)

“Secrecy is the breeding ground of tyranny” (“Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny”)

“Politics makes strange bedfellows”

Grunning (running + gunning)

Presstitute (press + prostitute)

“A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves”

“Tight as a tick” (said of a close election)

Flash Crash

“I’m leaving office to spend more time with my family” (political scandal excuse)

Gonorrhea Lectim or GonorrheaLectim (Gonna re-elect ‘em)

Traitorcrat (traitor + bureaucrat/Democrat)

Fedzilla (federal government + Godzilla)

Heartbeat Loan

Pulse Loan

“Three D’s” or “Five D’s” of Auctions/Foreclosures (Death, Disease, Drugs, Divorce, Denial)

“When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers”

“You only get paid for done”

“People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do”

“You can’t BS a BSer” (“You can’t bullshit a bullshitter”)

“You can’t con a con man”

“If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit”

OTM (Other Than Mexican)

S’more (Some-more)

Joe Taxpayer or John Taxpayer (Jane Taxpayer)

Joe Citizen or John Citizen (Jane Citizen)

“Always borrow money from a pessimist—he doesn’t expect to be paid back”

“It’s sick out there and getting sicker” (Bob Grant)

Idiocracy (idiot + bureaucracy)

“Socialism is the halfway house to communism”

“Tax and spend”

“Close enough for government work” (“Good enough for government work”)

“Kick the can (down the road)”

Nuke (to cook in a microwave oven)