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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Entry from April 23, 2005
EMS (“Every Minute Sucks”)
EMS is the Emergency Medical Services. Nicknames include "Every Minute Sucks" and "Earn Money Sleeping."

Emergency Medical Services, which technicians, often overworked, underpaid and unappreciated sometimes dub "Every Minute Sucks".

...here are the acronyms you shouldn't use on your PCR's: (Patient Care Report)

EMS - earn money sleeping
EMS (urban/ challenged management definition) - Every Minute Sucks

SLUT - Specialized Lighting and Utility Truck - This was actually lettered on a NYC*EMS vehicle that carried a generator and lights.

(Google Groups)
Need an EMS Slogan!
"EMS: Every Mother Screams" "EMS: Every Minute Sucks" "EMS: The most fun you can have with your clothes on." "EMS: It's better than Nursing!" (Ouch...my ...
misc.emerg-services - Jun 3 1992, 7:07 am by PJ Geraghty - 4 messages - 4 authors

(Google Groups)
... A. Earn Money Sleeping, now please let me get back to earning some money, thanks. Q. Does this tie go with the rest of my suit? ...
rec.humor - Jun 29 1999, 1:37 am by Lori - 1 message - 1 author
Posted by Barry Popik
Names/Phrases • Saturday, April 23, 2005 • Permalink

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