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 May 16, 2015
Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony (“vodka” backronym)

“Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony” is a jocular backronym (back acronym) for the word “vodka.” “VODKA - Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony” was cited on Twitter on January 15, 2011.
 
   
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Joker
‏@Its_TheJoker
VODKA - Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony
10:27 AM - 15 Jan 2011
 
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LOL Acronyms
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VODKA - Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony via @wordcomic
10:28 AM - 15 Jan 2011
 
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Perry Felix Shen
‏@PerryFelix
“@wordcomic: VODKA - Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony” so true… Who likes OJ with Vodka?? :D
11:08 AM - 15 Jan 2011
   
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V.O.D.K.A. = Very Overpowering Drink, Killing Agony
 
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86 Funny Acronyms and Abbreviations
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75. V.O.D.K.A. = Very Overpowering Drink Killing Agony

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, May 16, 2015 • Permalink


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