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 December 28, 2017
Lechislator (lecher/lecherous + legislator); Lechislature

“Lechislator” (lecher/lecherous + legislator) and “lechislature” (lecher/lecherous + legislature) are portmanteau words that have been infrequently used. “LECHISLATOR: Assemblyman made gross come-ons; ex-aides” was a headline in the Daily News (New York, NY) on December 21, 2013. “Hybrid word of the day: LECHISLATOR” was posted on Twitter on December 2, 2017.
“Have some pride in headline writing. ‘Lech-islature’” was posted on Twitter on November 9, 2017.
Wiktionary: lecher
(plural lechers)
1. A lecherous person (almost always male).
Wiktionary: lecherous
(comparative more lecherous, superlative most lecherous)
1. Given to excessive sexual activity and debauchery.
Assemblyman made gross come-ons; ex-aides
New York Daily News
21 December 2013 BY GLENN BLAIN
ALBANY—The state Assembly Friday was rocked yet again by lurid sexual harassment complaints against a lawmaker.
Three women who worked for Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak charged that the suburban Buffalo legislator subjected them to repeated advances and sexually charged comments.
Esther Mangloña‏
omg my sister doesn’t tell me shet. She could be dying and still think she doesn’t have to tell me #lechislator
3:33 PM - 23 Feb 2015
Jon Bohlinger‏
Replying to @ChadTheElder @jpkolb
have some pride in headline writing. “Lech-islature.”
5:39 PM - 9 Nov 2017
Hybrid word of the day: LECHISLATOR.
#portmanteau #MeToo
2:30 PM - 2 Dec 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Thursday, December 28, 2017 • Permalink

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