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.

Recent entries:
“How do midget waiters get paid?"/"Under the table.” (2/19)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (2/19)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (2/19)
“A really bad impressionist walks into a bar…” (bar joke) (2/19)
“A truck carrying onions has overturned. Motorists are advised to find a hard shoulder to cry on” (2/19)
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Cactus Capital of Texas (Sanderson nickname)

Cadillac Health Plan (Cadillac Tax)

Cadillac of Poker (Texas Hold 'em nickname)

Cadillac of Poker (Texas Hold 'em nickname)

Caesarism

Caesar Salad

Cafeteria

Cafeteria Germ (clostridium perfringens nickname)

"Café au lait? I thought it was café olé! Like 'coffee, alright!'"

Cafe Society

"Caffeine isn't a drug, it's a vitamin"

"Caffeine is the foundation of my food pyramid"

"Caffeine is the new black"

"Caffeine: The other Vitamin C" ("Coffee: The other Vitamin C")

Cajeta

Cajun Capital of Texas (Port Arthur nickname)

Cajun Egg Rolls (Cajun Eggrolls)

Cajun Fries

Cajun Ketchup (Tabasco sauce nickname)

Cajun Microwave (La Caja China; Roasting Box)

Caketastrophe (cake + catastrophe)

Cake Day (New Year's Day, from Scotland)

"Cake solves everything"

Calatrasaurus (Santiago Calatrava-designed World Trade Center Transportation Hub)

Cala (rice fritter)

Calendar Girl

Calf Fries

Calf Slobber (Calf Slobbers)

"California has four seasons -- Earthquake, Fire, Flood and Drought"

California of Texas (Clyde nickname)

"Calling All Men," "Select, Don't Settle," "No Bunk. No Junk. No Imitations" (Barney's)

"Calling children strong and able -- clear your dishes off the table"

Call Drink

Call Girl

"Call me anything, but don't call me late for dinner"

"Call me an Uber."/"You're an Uber!"

"Call me a taxi."/"You're a taxi!"

"Call me butter because I'm on a roll"

"Call them 'Armadillos' because the team gets killed on the road"

Calm The Fuck Down (CTFD)

Calorically Challenged or Calorically Gifted (fat)

“Calories (noun) -- Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes tighter"

"Calves for the chavs" (weightlifting sayng)

Calzone

Cambodian Cheese (prahok nickname)

Camel's Nose

Campechanas

Campechana (seafood cocktail)

Campechanos

"Camper: Is it easy to milk a cow? Farmer: Sure it is. Any jerk can do it."

"Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business"

Camp Body

Canadian Brainwashing Corporation (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation or CBC nickname)

Canadian Bullshit Corporation (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation or CBC nickname)

Canarsien (inhabitant of Canarsie, Brooklyn)

"Cancel my subscription -- I don't need your issues"

CanDo (Canal Downtown)

Candy Bar (Chocolate Bar)

Candy Cane

Candy Cane Lane

Candy Corn

"Candy corn is just corn turned into corn syrup then back into corn"

"Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker"

Cannaboutique (cannabis + boutique)

"Cannibal 1: Your wife makes great soup. Cannibal 2: Yes, but I'll miss her."

Cannibal Sandwich ("hamburger in the raw" or "beef tartar")

Cannonball Park (John Paul Jones Park nickname)

Cantina (Cantinera)

Cantors' Carnegie Hall (First Roumanian-American Congregation)

"Can't dance and it's too wet to plow"

"Can't fight his way out of a paper bag"

Can't Find The Crooks (CFTC backronymic nickname)

"Can't find your children? Try turning off the wifi. They appear suddenly"

"Can't hit the broad side of a barn" (baseball saying)

Can't Pass Again (CPA backronymic nickname)

Can't Produce Anything (CPA backronymic nickname)

"Can't rub two nickels together" (poor)

"Can’t wait to get off work, then I can finally stop staring at this damn computer..."

"Can a hamburger marry a hot dog?"/"Only if they have a very frank relationship."

"Can a kangaroo jump higher than the Empire State Building?" (joke)

"Can a news story electrocute somebody? The answer may shock you"

"Can a turkey jump higher than the Empire State Building?" (riddle)

Can Do Shipyard (Brooklyn Navy Yard)

"Can February March?"/"No, but April May."

Can Hear Every Valve Rattle On Long Extended Trips (Chevrolet backronymic nickname)

"Can I claim the government as a dependent on my taxes?"

"Can I pour you a beer?"/"It's a little early, isn't it?...For stupid questions."

"Can I think of any red wine puns? You bet Shiraz I can"

"Can we eliminate clickbait journalism? The answer may surprise you"

"Can we talk?" (Joan Rivers comic catchphrase)

"Can you buy an entire chess set in a pawn shop?"

"Can you give me a lift?"/"Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it."

"Can you turn on the oven?"/"The oven simply does not find me sexually attractive."

"Can you use 'Mountain Dew' in a sentence?" ("Mount and Do" pun)

CapEx (Capital Expenditure)

Cape Codder (cocktail)

Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)

Capitalism's International Army (Central Intelligence Agency or CIA nickname)

Capitalism's Invisible Army (Central Intelligency Agency or CIA nickname)

"Capitalism is the belief that the wickedest of men will do wicked things for the greatest good"

"Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class"

"Capitalism without failure is like religion without sin. It doesn't work"

"Capitalism without socialism is fascism. Socialism without capitalism is communism"

Capitalist Bible (Wall Street Journal nickname)

Capitalist Bible (Wall Street Journal nickname)

"Capitalist hell or Communist hell" (joke)

Capitalist Tool (Forbes magazine slogan)

"Capital goes where it's welcome and stays where it's well treated"

"Capital is a coward"

Capital of Everything

Capital of Latin America (Miami nickname)

Capital of the Border (El Paso slogan)

Capital of the World

"Capital punishment means them without the capital get the punishment"

"Capital Punishment: The income tax"

Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Cappuccello (iced coffee drink with lemon juice)

Cappuccino

"Cappuccino is the dessert form of coffee"

Capri Salad or Caprese Salad (Insalata Caprese)

Caracas on the Hudson

"Caramels are just a fad, but chocolate is a permanent thing"

Carboholic

Cardinals (St. Louis baseball team in the National League)

Career Is Over (Chief Information Officer or CIO nickname)

Carmageddon (car + Armageddon); Carpocalypse (car + apocalypse)

Carnaval Del Boulevard

Carnegie Hall of Cuisine (James Beard House nickname)

Carne Asada (Carne Asado)

Carne Guisada

Carpet Gun

"Carpe Vino" (seize the wine)

Carriage Trade

Carrolltonian (inhabitant of Carrollton)

"Carrots are a great thing to eat when you are hungry and want to stay that way"

Carrot-and-Stick (Stick-and-Carrot)

"Carrot juice is technically orange juice"

Carrot-Raisin Salad

Carry/hold a torch for someone

Carthaginian (inhabitant of Carthage, Texas)

"Cartoonist found dead in home. Details are sketchy"

Cartoon News Network (Cable News Network or CNN nickname)

Caruso (cocktail)

Carvel (Flying Saucer, Wednesday is Sundae, et al.)

"Carvers are starvers" (carving adage)

Cary Grant (cocktail)

Cashtration (cash + castration)

Cash Cow

"Cash is the currency of freedom"

Cash on the Sidelines

Casting Couch

Casuey (South Texas term for "bucking")

Catalina Coupon

"Catchers make the best managers" (baseball adage)

"Catches win matches" (cricket adage)

"Catch and kill" (buying and burying a news story)

"Catch-up hockey is losing hockey" (hockey adage)

Catfish Capital of Texas (West Tawakoni)

Catfish Toes

Cathedral of the Motion Picture (Roxy Theatre)

Ike Dike (proposed Texas Gulf Coast flooding barrier)

Cathedral of Asphalt (Asphalt Green)

Cathedral of Commerce (Woolworth Building)

Cathedral of the Skies (Empire State Building)

Catskill Mountains: "Catskill Mountains? Don't cats kill mice?"

Catskill Mountains: Catskill Mountain Rock

"Cats spend two-thirds of their lives sleeping, and the other third making viral videos"

"Cats would be even more stuck up if they knew how much the internet loves them"

Cattalo or Catalo or Cattelo (cattle + buffalo)

"Cattle come first, then men, then horses, then women"

Cat Alley (Cannon Street)

Cat Café

Cat Food Commission or Catfood Commission (Deficit Commission nickname)

Cat Pack

Caucus

"Cauliflower is just scared broccoli"

"Cautions breed cautions" (auto racing adage)

Caviar of the South (boiled peanuts)

Caviar of the South (grits)

Caviar of the South (pimento cheese)

CBGB & OMFUG

CBO (cheddar-bacon-onion sandwich)

C.C.N.Y. (Christian College Now Yiddish)

Cedar Chopper

Cedar Hillbillies (inhabitants of Cedar Hill)

Cedar Parker (inhabitant of Cedar Park)

Celebutante

"Celery farmers play the stalk market"

"Celery is 95% water and 100% not pizza"

"Celery is nature's dental floss"

Celery Soda or Celery Tonic (Dr. Brown's Cel-Ray soda)

"Cell phones keep getting thinner and smarter...people the opposite"

Cement Doughnut or Cement Donut (bagel)

Cemetery Belt (Glendale)

Cemetery Vote

Cenosillicaphobia (fear of an empty glass)

"Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it"

Center for American Regress (Center for American Progress nickname)

Center for Disease Creation (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC nickname)

Center of the Earth (Center of the World)

Central Banks' Central Bank (Bank for International Settlements or BIS nickname)

Central Distressway (Central Expressway in Dallas)

Central Park SummerStage

Centroplex (Belton/Killeen/Temple nickname)

Cereal Bar

"Cereal belongs in a bowl" (football joke)

"Cereal is breakfast soup"

"Cereal is just milk soup"

Certainly Not News (CNN nickname)

Certified Idiots of America (Central Intelligence Agency or CIA nickname)

Chainstaurant (chain + restaurant)

Chaircreature (Chairman of the Federal Reserve nickname)

Chairsatan (Chairman of the Federal Reserve nickname)

"Chalk it up to experience"

Chalupa

Chalupa Burger

Chambong (champagne + bong)

"Champagne is just ginger ale that knows somebody"

Champagne of the South (sweet tea)

"Champagne taste on a beer budget"

"Champagne to our real friends, and real pain to our sham friends"

Champagne Unit (Texas Air National Guard nickname)

"Champagne wishes and caviar dreams"

"Champions are made when nobody is watching" (sports and exercise adage)

Champurrado

Chancy Street (Chauncey Street, Brooklyn)

"Change doesn't come from Washington; change comes to Washington"

"Change is good, but dollars are better"

"Change is inevitable -- except from a vending machine"

"Change planes in Dallas" (where a Texan going to heaven or hell goes first)

"Changing Lives Since 1812" (New York City Mission Society)

"Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow"

"Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose"

Charbucks (Starbucks nickname)

Charity Stripe (basketball free-throw line)

"Charles Dickens walks into a bar..." (bar joke)

Charley Horse (Charlie Horse)

Charlie Taylor (butter substitute)

Charlotte Russe

Charm Offensive

Charm of the Texas Coast (Rockport-Fulton nickname)

Charro Beans (Frijoles Charros; Frijoles a la Charra; Cowboy Beans)

Charter School

Charticle (chart + article)

Chair Force (Air Force nickname)

"Chase your passion, not your pension"

Chat-Down

Cheapatarianism (cheap + vegetarianism); Cheapatarian

Cheapuccino or Cheappuccino (cheap + cappuccino)

"Cheap beer is like having sex in a canoe" (joke)

Cheap Charlie (candy store)

"Cheap service isn't good and good service isn't cheap"

Cheater Ribs

Cheat Every One (Chief Executive Officer or CEO nickname)

"Checkers or wreckers" (auto racing saying)

Checker Cab

"Checking social media at work is our generation's smoke break"

"Checking social media at work is our generation's smoke break"

"Checking your phone when someone pulls out their phone is the yawn of our generation"

Checkpoint to the Stars (Sierra Blanca border patrol checkpoint nickname)

"Check a story, lose a story"

Check Pants Republican (Check Pants Conservative)

"Check the date, love your state" (vehicle registration)

"Check yourself before you wreck yourself"

"Cheerios are donut seeds"

"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right"

Cheesebox (Castle Williams)

Cheeseburger

Cheeseburger Capital of Texas (Friona nickname)

Cheesecake

"Cheesecake" and "Beefcake" (photography)

"Cheesecake is actually pie"

Cheesecrap Factory (Cheesecake Factory nickname)

"Cheese and rice!" or "Cheese and crackers!" or "Cheese and crust!" ("Jesus Christ!")

Cheese ("Cheese it -- the cops!")

Cheese Danish

Cheese Dip

Cheese Fries (Chili Cheese Fries; Jalapeño Cheese Fries)

"Cheese is basically happiness that you can melt"

"Cheese is the adult form of milk"

"Cheese makers have many expenses in curd"

Chefdom

Cheftestant (chef contestant)

Cheftestapant (chef + contestant + participant)

"Chef: Any cook who swears in French"

Chef Salad (Chef's Salad)

Chelseaite (inhabitant of Chelsea, Manhattan)

Chelsean (inhabitant of Chelsea, Manhattan)

Chelsea Market

"Chelsea Morning" (1969)

Chernobyl Death Obligation (Collateralized Debt Obligation or CDO nickname)

Cherpumple (cherry + pumpkin + apple)

Cherry Blossom Festival (Brooklyn Botanic Garden)

Cherry City (Salem nickname)

Chelsea Apple Orchard (1820s)

Chess District; Washington Square Park's "Snake Pit"

"Chess is life" (Bobby Fischer)

"Chess nuts boasting in an open foyer" (pun)

Chess Pie

"Chess players mate better"

Chevon (goat meat)

Chewing Gum

Chewsday (chew + Tuesday)

Chez Marshalls (Marshalls nickname)

Chiberia (Chicago nickname)

Chica Chica Card

Chicharrones (pork cracklings)

Chickenhawk (Chicken Hawk)

"Chickens like to draw, but a cock'll doodle, too"

Chickentarian

"Chicken, airplane, soldier" (backstroke swimming)

Chicken and Dumplings (Slickers)

Chicken and Waffles

Chicken a la King

Chicken Bingo (Chicken Poop Bingo; Chicken Shit Bingo)

Chicken Chili

Chicken Cone (ACL Fest food from Hudson's on the Bend)

Chicken Divan

Chicken Fajitas

"Chicken for the strength, waffles for the speed" (Lucky J's chicken & waffles)

Chicken Fried Bacon

Chicken Fried Chicken (CFC)

Chicken Fried Kingdom (Texas nickname)

Chicken Fried Ribeye Steak

Chicken Fried Salmon

Chicken Fried Shrimp

Chicken Fried Steak (CFS); Country Fried Steak

"Chicken in the car and the car won't go" (Chicago spelling rhyme)

Chicken Kiev (Chicken a la Kiev)

Chicken Laredo

Chicken Noodle News or Chicken Noodle Network (CNN nickname)

Chicken Noodle Soup

"Chicken parm, you taste so good"

Chicken Peppers

"Chicken pot pie -- my three favorite things"

Chicken Ranch (or, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas)

"Chicken today, feathers tomorrow"

"Chicks dig the long ball"

Chief Cook and Bottle Washer

Chief Everything Officer (Chief Executive Officer or CEO nickname)

"Chief executives have no more feeling for stockholders than for African baboons" (T. Boone Pickens)

Chiffalo (chicken + buffalo)

Chiffon Pie

Chihuahua Sandwich

Chilada (chili + enchilada/tostada, or -chilada)

Chilaquiles

Children's Menu; Oscar's Sauce (from the Waldorf)

"Children, if you are tired, keep going; if you want to taste freedom, keep going"

"Children in the back seats of cars cause accidents..." (joke)

"Children learn what they live"

"Children may be deductible, but they are still taxing"

Chiletoque

Chile Colorado (Chili Colorado)

Chile con Carne

Chile con Queso (Chili con Queso)

"Chile is one of the few foods that has its own goddess" (Diana Kennedy)

Chile Relleno

Chile Stand (Chili Stand); Tamale Stand

"Chile Today, Hot Tamale" (or "Chili Today, Hot Tamale")

Chili Burger; Chili Dog

Chili Capital of the World (Terlingua nickname)

Chili Gravy (Chile Gravy)

Chili Head

Chili Mac

Chili Powder

Chili Queen (or Chile Queen)

"Chili represents your three states of matter: solid, liquid, and eventually gas"

Chilly Dog (ice cream on a hot dog bun)

Chilorio (Mexican chile-seasoned pork dish)

Chiltepin (State Native Pepper)

Chilympiad

Chimichanga

Chimichurri (Dominican Chimichurri Burger; Chimi Truck)

Chinatown

"China makes and the world takes" (business saying)

Chinese Apple (for "pomegranate")

Chinese Broccoli (kai-lan or gai-lon)

Chinese Burrito or Chinese Taco (Moo Shoo Pork or Moo Shu Pork or Moo Shi Pork)

Chinese Chews

"Chinese food is one of the few things I have or consume that isn't really made in China"

"Chinese food is one of the few things I have or consume that isn't really made in China"

Chinese Hamburger (Rou Jia Mo)

Chinese Handball

Chinese Home Run (Chinese Homer)

Chinese Hot Dog

Chinese Pepper Steak

Chinese Popcorn (Sweet & Pungent Shrimp)

Chipotle

Chippendale Building (SONY building)

"Chips have little nutritional value. That's why you need to eat the whole bag"

Chitlin' Circuit

Chi-raq (Chicago nickname)

Chi-Town (Chicago nickname)

Chocha Beach (Orchard Beach)

Chocoholic

Chocolate Brownie

"Chocolate by the Bald Man" (Max Brenner)

Chocolate Chip Muffin (State Muffin?)

Chocolate City (New Orleans nickname)

"Chocolate comes from cocoa, which is a tree. That makes it a plant. Chocolate is salad"

Chocolate Easter Bunny (Chocolate Easter Rabbit)

Chocolate Fondue

"Chocolate is a flavor of milk, and milk is also a flavor of chocolate"

"Chocolate is great. It gives you energy which can be used to go buy more chocolate"

"Chocolate is nature's way of making up for Mondays"

"Chocolate makes your clothes shrink"

"Chocolate, men, coffee -- some things are better rich"

Chocolate Milk

"Chocolate milk comes from brown cows" ("Chocolate milk comes from chocolate cows")

Chocolate Show

Chocolate Whiskey Cake

Choco Taco or Taco Helado (ice cream taco)

Choc-block (chocolate + block)

Chokelahoma (Oklahoma nickname)

"Choking Poster" in restaurants

"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life"

"Choose a major you love and you'll never work a day in your life because that field isn't hiring"

Chopped Brisket (sandwich)

Chopped Cheese

Chopped Liver

Chopped & Screwed or Screwed & Chopped (Houston-based hip-hop)

Chopper City (New Orleans nickname)

Chopstick-Straw (Soup Sticks)

Chop Suey

Chork (chopstick + fork)

Chorus Girl's Breakfast or Whore's Breakfast (cigarette and New York Morning Telegraph)

Choup (chowder + soup)

Chow

Chowhound (Chow Hound)

Chowmeinerie or Chowmeinery (a Chinese restaurant)

Chow Chow

Chow Mein Sandwich; Chop Suey Sandwich

Chow Mein Stem (Broadway; Mott Street)

Chow Mein Street (Broadway)

Christians In Action (Central Intelligence Agency or CIA nickname)

Christmas Capital of Texas (Grapevine nickname)

"Christmas cookies and happy hearts, this is how the holiday starts"

"Christmas is a deeply religious time we observe by going to the mall of our choice"

"Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone"

"Christmas is not as much about opening presents, as opening our hearts"

"Christmas is the season when you buy this year's gifts with next year's money"

"Christmas: The only time of year where you can sit by a dead tree and eat candy out of socks"

"Christmas: The time of year when everyone gets Santamental"

Christmas Tree Bill

"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful"

Christocrat (Christian + -ocrat)

"Christ Offers Forgiveness For Everyone Everywhere" ("coffee" backronym)

Chubbing

Chuck Box

Chuck Eater

"Chuck E. Cheese is really just a casino for children"

Chuck E. Disease's (Chuck E. Cheese's nickname)

Chuck Line (Chuckline)

Chuck Wagon

CHUD (Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers)

Chuggable

Chump Change

Chupacabra or Chupacabras (goat-sucker)

"Church is never out until they stop singing"

Church of Rock and Roll (Fillmore East)

Church of the Generals (St. John's Episcopal Church, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn)

Church of the Holy Barbecue (New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville)

Church of the Painful Truth

Churnalism (churn + journalism)

Churning

Churrnut (churro + doughnut)

Churros (Spanish fritters or doughnuts)

CIA News Network (CNN nickname)

CIA News Network (CNN nickname)

CICINO (Commander-In-Chief In Name Only)

Cidery (cider winery)

Cider Bar

Cigar City (Tampa nickname)

Cinco de Drinko (Cinco de Mayo + drink)

Cinco de Mayo (fifth of May)

Cinderella City

Cinema Island (City Island)

"Cinnamon is really just delicious sawdust"

Cinnsation (cinnamon + sensation); Cinnsational

CINO (Catholic/Christian/Conservative In Name Only)

Cioppino (Ciopino; Ciuppin)

Circle of Liberty

Circle of Taste

Circuit of the Americas (Austin racetrack)

Circus Peanuts (candy)

Ciscoan (inhabitant of Cisco)

Citadel of Chic (Condé Nast Building)

Citigov (Citigroup + Government)

Citiot (city + idiot)

Citizens' Filibuster (Citizen's Filibuster)

Citrus Capital of Texas (Weslaco nickname)

CityHawks, Dragons (arena football teams)

Citymeals-on-Wheels; City Harvest

City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival

City Chicken

City for Sale

"City Juice" & "One on the City" (water)

City of a Thousand Mounds (Austin nickname)

City of Brotherly Love (summary)

City of Champions (Duncanville nickname)

City of Churches (Brooklyn)

City of Cities

City of Contrasts (Odessa slogan)

City of Fire (Coney Island)

City of Flour and Sawdust (Minneapolis nickname)

City of Golden Dreams

City of Hate (Dallas nickname)

City of Hills (Austin nickname)

City of Ideas (Austin nickname)

City of Live Oaks and Friendly Folks (slogan of both League City and Pleasanton)

City of Magnificent Distances (Washington, DC nickname)

City of Palms (McAllen nickname)

City of Refined Oil and Crude People (Houston nickname)

City of Roses or Rose City (Portland nickname)

City of Stars (Kilgore nickname)

City of Straits (Detroit nickname)

City of Syrup (Houston nickname)

City of the Hour (Dallas nickname)

City of the Violet Crown (Austin nickname)

City on the Make (Chicago nickname)

City Series (Mets vs. Yankees)

City That Care Forgot (New Orleans nickname)

City That Forgot to Care (New Orleans nickname)

City That Lifted Its Face (Weslaco nickname)

City That Never Sleeps

City That Works (Chicago nickname)

City Under Seven Flags (Laredo nickname)

City Without Limits (Killeen slogan)

City With Everything

City With No Limits (Houston slogan)

City With the Neon Skyline (Weslaco nickname)

Civic Virtue (Big Boy, Fat Boy, Rough Guy)

"Civil servant missile -- it doesn't work and it can't be fired"

Clambake (Clam Bake)

Clams Casino

Clam Digger & Mussel Sucker (City Island terms)

Clara-Bortion (Clara Barton High School nickname)

Classhole (class + asshole)

"Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune"

Clean Vote

Clearly Texas (Uvalde slogan)

"Clear alcohols are for rich women on diets"

"Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose"

Cliff Dweller

Climastrology (climate + astrology); Climastrologer (climate + astrologer)

Climatard (climate + retard)

Climate Cliff

Clinton News Network (CNN nickname)

Clinton News Network (CNN nickname)

"Clogs to clogs in three generations"

"Close, but no cigar"

"Close enough for government work" ("Good enough for government work")

"Close enough for jazz" (music adage)

"Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades"

Close to everything, far from it all (League City slogan)

Clothespin Vote

Clowncil (Clown Council)

Clowndidate (clown + candidate)

Clowngrade (clown + downgrade/upgrade)

Clowngress (clown + Congress)

Clownigarch (clown + oligarch)

Clubstaurant (club + restaurant)

Club Row (West 27th Street)

Club Row (West 44th Street)

Club Sandwich (Club House Sandwich; Clubhouse Sandwich)

"Club sandwiches, not seals"

Club Trillion (basketball slang for a benchwarmer's statistics)

CNBS (CNBC nickname)

CNN Effect

"CNN said the world is forty trillion dollars in debt. Who does the world owe? Jupiter?"

Coachella East (Panorama Music Festival nickname)

Coachspeak

Coastie (Coast Guard member nickname)

"Coating chicken in egg batter is pretty messed up when you think about it"

Coattails

Cobb Salad (Southwest Cobb Salad; Southwestern Cobb Salad; Texas Cobb Salad)

Cocaine Importing Agency (Central Intelligence Agency or CIA nickname)

"Cocaine is God's way of saying you have too much money"

"Coca Cola went to town, Pepsi Cola shot him down"

"Cockroaches survive nuclear war. Which means America will still have a functioning government"

Cocktail

Cocktailian

Cocktail Conservative

Cocktail Franks (Cocktail Weiners; Cocktail Wieners; Cocktail Weenies)

Cocktail Hour

Cocktail Party

Cocktail Umbrella

Cock Rock

Cocoanista (cocoa + fashionista)

Coco Bread

CODESTINK or Code Stink (CODEPINK or Code Pink nickname)

"Coexistence: what the farmer does with the turkey -- until Thanksgiving"

Coexist (bumper sticker)

"Coffee because adulting is hard"

"Coffee -- because bad mornings deserve a second chance"

"Coffee! Because crack isn't allowed in the workplace!"

"Coffee: because hating your job should be done with enthusiasm"

"Coffee: because hating your job should be done with enthusiasm"

"Coffee, because Monday happens every week"

"Coffee – because most people frown on alcohol first thing in the morning"

Coffee Break

"Coffee break's over! Everyone back on your heads!" (joke)

"Coffee. Chaos. Wine. Bed. Repeat."

"Coffee! Coffee! It’s our drink! If we don’t get it, we can’t think!"

"Coffee completes me"

"COFFEE: Cup OF Finest Enjoyment Ever"

"Coffee gets me started...God keeps me going"

"Coffee gives me the extra boost I need to begin a full day of talking about how tired I am"

"Coffee has given me unrealistic expectations of productivity"

"Coffee has given me unrealistic expectations of productivity"

"Coffee helps me maintain my 'never killed anyone streak'"

Coffee in the Dark (coffee without milk)

"Coffee is a liquid hug for your brain"

"Coffee is my duct tape. It fixes everything!"

"Coffee is my favorite co-worker"

"Coffee is my favorite co-worker"

"Coffee is my morning wine"

"Coffee is not just a beverage. It's a cup of liquid sanity!"

"Coffee is not my cup of tea"

"Coffee is really just hot bean water"

"Coffee is the best thing to douse the sunrise with"

"Coffee is the gasoline of life"

"Coffee keeps me busy until it's time to be drunk"

"Coffee: liquid joy juice"

"Coffee: liquid optimism"

"Coffee makes it possible to get out of bed, but chocolate makes it worthwhile"

"Coffee -- my hot friend I was telling you about"

"Coffee (n): an attitude adjustment in a mug"

"Coffee (n): break fluid"

"Coffee (n): survival juice"

"Coffee (n): the person upon whom one coughs"

Coffee Party

Coffee Pot & Coffee Pot Canyon (Broadway)

Coffee Regular

"Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love"

"Coffee: starter fluid for the morning impaired"

Coffee Summit

"Coffee tastes better on Fridays"

Coffee & Tea Festival

"Coffee, tea or me?"

"Coffee: The most important meal of the day"

"Coffee with a friend is like capturing happiness in a cup"

"Coffee, you're on the bench. Alcohol, suit up!"

Coffice (coffeehouse + office)

"Coincidence is the word we use when we can't see the levers and the pulleys"

Coincidence Lasagna/Lasagne (layers of coincidence)

Coinstipated or Coinstapated (coin + constipated)

"Coins are made of metal, because change is hard"

"Colder than a witch's tit" (very cold)

Cole's Law: Thinly sliced cabbage (coleslaw joke)

Coliseum Books (not near the departed Coliseum)

"Collapse/Fall/Fold faster than Lehman Brothers"

"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery"

"College bookstores are like the GameStop of textbooks"

"College is a constant struggle of if I should eat, sleep, cry, study, or workout"

"College is a fountain of knowledge where students gather to drink"

"College is soup and I am a fork"

"College is the only time in which being poor and drunk is acceptable"

"College is the opposite of kidnapping. They demand $100,000 from you or they'll send your kid back"

College of Cardinals (Appropriations Committee nickname)

College Pointer (inhabitant of College Point, Queens)

"College -- The most expensive party I've ever been to"

"College Years: The only vacation a boy gets between his mother and his wife"

Colleywood (Colleyville nickname)

Collyer brothers (hermits)

Colonel Sanchez (KFC/Colonel Sanders + Taco Bell)

Colorado Kool-Aid (Coors beer, from Colorado)

Colorado: Rover (nickname)

Colored People's Time (CP Time or CPT)

Colostomy Pie (Frito Pie nickname)

Columbia University's Alma Mater (Mary Lawton, model)

Columny (calumny from a columnist)

Colyumist (Columnist)

Comal

Comeback Sauce (Come Back Sauce; Cumback Sauce; Kumback Sauce; Kumbak Sauce)

"Comedy doesn't travel well"

"Comedy is a serious business" (theatre adage)

"Comedy is tragedy plus time" (theatre adage)

"Comes the revolution, everyone will eat strawberries and cream!"

Comexodus (Comex + exodus)

"Come as you are in the family car" (drive-in slogan)

Come Back Again (Continental Basketball Association or CBA nickname)

"Come Early; Be Loud; Stay Late" (Longhorns slogan)

"Come for the food. Stay for the fun"

Come Late And Start Sleeping ("class" backronym)

"Come on ice cream!" (post-jalapeño-eating saying)

Come On Let's Love Each Girl Equally ("college" backronym)

"Come on Vacation, Leave on Probation"

"Come-to-Jesus" Meeting

"Come to the nerd side. We have Pi"

"Come to the nerd side. We have Pi"

Comfort Food

"The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable"

COMING SOON!

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success"

Commercial Emporium

Commiecrat (commie + Democrat)

"Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do work"

"Committee work is like a soft chair -- easy to get into but hard to get out of"

"Commit to be fit"

Common Man's Metal (silver nickname)

Common Sense Caucus (Caucus of Common Sense)

"Communism is the opiate of the intellectuals"

Communist Broadcasting Corporation (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation or CBC nickname)

Communist Core (Communist + Common Core)

Communist News Network (CNN nickname)

Communist News Network (CNN nickname)

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Compact of Fifth Avenue (Pact of Fifth Avenue)

Compact of Fifth Avenue (Pact of Fifth Avenue)

Compañera; Compañero

"Comparing apples and oranges"

"Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in men"

"Competition is a sin" (Rockefeller?)

Competitive Eating Contests

Compost Cookie

Comstockery

Con-a-sewer (connoisseur)

"Conceive - Believe - Achieve"

Conchas (Mexican shell-shaped pastries)

Concorde Hotel (Radisson Martinique on Broadway)

Concrete City (Seguin nickname)

Concrete or Blizzard (frozen dessert)

Condensed Milk (Borden's Eagle Brand)

"Condense soup, not books"

Condé Nasty (Condé Nast nickname)

Condoburg (condominium + Williamsburg)

Condominium/Condo/Condomini

"Condoms should be used on every conceivable occasion"

Condop (condominium + cooperative)

Condotel (condo + hotel)

Condo Coast

Conehead (SNL sketch and movie; Mets/Yankees pitcher David Cone; Con Ed workers)

Coney Island's Fifth Avenue (Riegelmann Boardwalk)

"Coney Island Bloodhounds" (hot dogs) & "A Midget from Harlem" (small chocolate soda)

Coney Island Butter (mustard)

Coney Island Chicken (hot dog)

Coney Island (Coney; Coney Dog)

Coney Island whitefish

Coney Sauce (Coney Island Sauce; Hot Dog Sauce)

Confederate Heroes Day

"Confidence is the companion of success"

"Confidence is the feeling you have before you fully understand the situation"

Confidence Man

"Confucius Say -- Student who study history, will find there is no future in it"

Confungry (confused + hungry)

"Confused as a cow on AstroTurf" (or, "Confused as a goat on AstroTurf")

"Confused people don't buy" (marketing adage)

Congresscriminal (Congress + criminal)

Congresscritter (Congress + critter)

Congressional Effect

Congressmoron (Congressman + moron)

Congresspuke (Congress + puke)

"Congress: A man gets up to speak and says nothing, nobody listens, and then everybody disagrees"

"Congress is the only whorehouse that loses money"

"Congress opened with a prayer and closed with a probe"

Congross (Congress + gross)

Conjunto

Connecticut: Freestone State (nickname)

Connecticut: Land of Steady Habits (nickname)

Connecticut: Nutmeg State (nickname)

Conned-sumer (conned + consumer)

"Conscience keeps more people awake than coffee"

Conscience of the Congress (Congressional Black Caucus moniker)

Conservadem (conservative Democrat)

Conservatard (conservative + retard)

"Conservatives believe life begins at conception and ends at birth"

"Conservatives get the rhetoric; liberals get the action"

"Conservatives think liberals are stupid; liberals think conservatives are evil" (Krauthammer's Law)

Conservative Spring Break (Conservative Political Action Conference or CPAC nickname)

"Conserve Texas water -- Drink Texas wine"

Conspiracy Fact

Conspiracy Nut

"Conspiracy theorists are all so dumb that I suspect they've been planted by a secret organization"

Conspiracy Theory

Conspiranoid (conspiracy + paranoid)

Conspiratainment (conspiracy + entertainment)

Conspiratard (conspiracy + retard)

Conspirazoid (conspiracy + schizoid)

Constitutional Carry

"Consulting: If you're not part of the solution, there's good money in prolonging the problem"

"Consumers are statistics; customers are people"

Contango

Contextual Zoning

"Continental breakfasts should be served on tectonic plates"

Contingent Convertible (CoCo)

"Control the controllables" (business adage)

Conundrum Supper

Conventional Wisdom

Conveyor Belt of Wall Street (Wharton School nickname)

Convict Alley (Lexington Avenue, between 119th and 126th streets)

Con Dead (nickname for a Con Ed power failure)

Con Ed or Con Edison (Consolidated Edison)

"Cooked food smells great, but if a person smells like cooked food they don't smell great"

"Cooked to perfection" ("seasoned to perfection," "grilled to perfection")

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

"Cookie dough is the sushi of desserts"

"Cooking is an art, baking is a science"

"Cooking is like golf. You slice it, chip it, and put it on some greens"

"Cooking is like golf. You slice it, chip it, and put it on some greens"

"Cooking is love made visible"

"Cooking Rule: If at first you don't succeed, order pizza"

"Cooking tip: Wrap turkey leftovers in aluminum foil and throw them out"

Cook-Off (Cookoff)

"Cool beans"

Coonass (Coon-ass)

Cooperstown: Birthplace of Baseball (nickname)

Coors Field East or Coors East (New Yankee Stadium nickname)

Coosie (or Cocinero)

Cooter Brown ("as drunk as Cooter Brown")

"Copacabana (At the Copa)" (1978)

Copperhead (Civil War nickname)

"Copper is the only commodity with a Ph.D. in economics" (Wall Street adage)

"Copper wire was invented by two Jews/ Scots/ Irish/ Dutch/ lawyers fighting over the same penny"

Cop ("copper" badge myth)

Cop Killa Queenz (Queens)

Cork

Corkage (Corkage Fee; Corkage Money)

Corking (bicycle-caused gridlock)

Corned Beef and Cabbage (Jiggs dinner)

"Cornerbacks need short memories" (football adage)

Cornicione (end crust of a pizza)

Corning: Crystal City (nickname)

Corn Chip (Fritos)

Corn Dog (or Corndog or Corny Dog)

Corn Dog Shrimp (Corndog Shrimp)

"Corn on the cob is just ribs for vegetarians"

Corpitoz (Corpus Christi nickname)

Corporate Challenge

Corporate Comedian

Corporate News Network (CNN nickname)

Corporatocracy (corporation + democracy)

Corporat or CorpoRat (corporate/corporation + rat)

Corpus Christian (inhabitant of Corpus Christi)

Corruptican or Corrupticon

Corrupticut (corrupt + Connecticut)

Corruptocrat (corrupt bureaucrat); Corruptocracy

Corsicanan (inhabitant of Corsicana)

Cortland: Crown City (nickname)

Corzined

Cosmic Cowboy (cocktail and song)

Cosmopolitan (cocktail)

Cosmoquila (cocktail)

Cosmos (professional soccer team, 1971-1985)

"Cost an arm and a leg" (at a great cost; expensive)

Cost of Living

Cottage Fries (Cottage Fried Potatoes)

Cottonest City in the World (Lubbock slogan)

Cotton Belt Route (Cottonbelt Trail)

Cotton Candy (Candy Floss; Fairy Floss)

Cotton-Eyed Joe (Cotton-Eye Joe)

COTUS (Constitution Of The United States)

"Couldn't believe dad stole from his road worker job. But when I got home, all the signs were there"

"Could you take a couple steps back. I have a nut allergy"

Countdown City or 210 (San Antonio nickname)

Counterfeitess

Counterfeit Alley (Canal Street & Midtown Manhattan)

Counterfeit News Network (CNN nickname)

Counterfeit Triangle (Canal Street area)

Countermoonbat

"Countries don't go bust"

"Country as cornbread" ("Country as corn bread")

"Country as cornflakes" ("Country as corn flakes")

Country Club Precinct (Police Precincts #100 and #112 in Queens)

Country Club Republican (Country Club Conservative)

County Attorney or District Attorney (son-of-a-gun stew)

"Count that day won when, turning on its axis, this earth imposes no additional taxes"

"Count your blessings instead of your crosses" (Thanksgiving poem)

"Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms"

"Courage is fear that has said its prayers"

"Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death"

"Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount"

"Courtesy Counts: Manners Make a Better Ride" (bus and subway slogan)

Courtesy - Professionalism - Respect (CPR)

"Courtesy, Service, Protection" (Texas Department of Public Safety motto)

Court of Public Opinion

Covenant House and Nineline (800-999-9999)

Cover Jinx

"Cowards never start; the weak never finish; winners never quit"

Cowboys and Culture (Fort Worth slogan)

"Cowboys can never be accountants because all they do is round up"

Cowboys Cathedral or Cathedral of Football (Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington)

Cowboys Classic (college football game)

"Cowboys don't take baths -- they just dust off"

Cowboy's Ten Commandments (Cross Trails Church, Fairlie, TX)

Cowboy Beans

Cowboy Bloody Mary (cocktail)

Cowboy Boots

Cowboy Cadillac (pickup truck or other open-back vehicle)

Cowboy Capital of the World (Bandera)

Cowboy Caviar (bean dip)

Cowboy Christmas (July rodeo season)

Cowboy Cocktail (whiskey)

Cowboy Coffee

Cowboy Cookies (Laura Bush's Governor's Mansion Cowboy Cookies)

Cowboy Cool

Cowboy Cut (Cowboy Ribeye Steak; Cowboy Rib Steak)

Cowboy Cut (jeans)

Cowboy NASCAR (chuck wagon races)

Cowboy (or Cow Boy)

Cowboy Philosopher

Cowboy Roux (Water Roux)

"Cowboy Up"

Cowboy Way (cowboy tradition; Dallas Cowboys tradition)

Cowgirls (Dallas Cowboys nickname)

"Cowgirls Rule" (from earlier "Girls Rule, Boys Drool")

Cowgirl (or Cow Girl)

"Co-workers are like Christmas lights. Half of them don’t work; the other half aren’t bright"

Cowpoke (or Cow Poke)

Cowpuncher (or Cow Puncher)

Cowtown (Fort Worth nickname)

Cowtown Wolf Turds (bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeños)

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

Coyotas

Coyotes ("wolves of the border" immigration smugglers)

Coyote Tail (tortilla-wrapped deep-fried hot dog)

Co-op City

CRAAPL (crap + Apple Inc. or AAPL)

Crabmeat Dewey or Crab Meat Dewey (Crab Meat a la Dewey)

Crabmeat Remick (Crab Meat Remick)

Crab Crunch (River Project of Hudson River Foundation)

Crackberry (Pinkberry nickname)

Cracker Barrel (Cracker Barrel Philosopher)

Cracker Jack (Crackerjack)

Crack Hill (Park Hill, Staten Island)

Crack Is Wack

Crack Pie

Cradle of Texas Independence (San Augustine nickname)

Cradle of Texas Liberty (Alamo/San Antonio nickname)

CRAFT Disease or CRAFT Moment (Can't Remember A Fucking Thing)

Crapco (Costco nickname)

Crapitalism (crap + capitalism); Crapitalist (crap + capitalist)

Crapital One (Capital One nickname)

Crapper Barrel (Cracker Barrel nickname)

Crapplebee's (Applebee's nickname)

Crappuccino (crap + cappuccino)

Craptopia (crap + utopia)

Crapweasel (Crap Weasel)

Crap Metro (Cap Metro nickname)

Crap Not News (CNN nickname)

Crap Sandwich

Crashiversary (crash + anniversary)

"Crash for cash" (auto insurance fraud)

Crawfish Capital of Texas (Mauriceville nickname)

Crawfish Taco

Crawl and Stall (Stall and Crawl)

"Crazy as a peach orchard boar" ("Madder than a peach orchard boar")

Crazy Basketball Association (Continental Basketball Association or CBA nickname)

"Crazy exes are like a box of chocolates. They'll kill your dog"

Crazy Milkshake

Crazy Rasberry Ant (Rasberry Ant; Crazy Ant; Caribbean Crazy Ant)

Cream City (Milwaukee nickname)

Cream Gravy

Cream Soda

"Creationists don't believe in science. They think 'The Flintstones' is a documentary"

"Creativity is intelligence having fun"

"Creativity is the residue of time wasted" (Einstein?)

Creditopia (credit + utopia)

"Credit anticipates and equity confirms"

Creepers & Infiltrators (urban explorers)

Creepocrat (Creep-o-crat)

Creepublican (creep + Republican)

Crepesadilla (crepe + quesadilla)

Crescent City (New Orleans nickname)

Crescent News Network (CNN nickname)

Crew Gardens (Kew Gardens)

Crickets or Crickets Chirping (silence)

"Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties"

"Cricket is basically baseball on Valium"

Crimerica (crime + America; Primerica nickname)

"Crimes conceived in hell don't have angels as witnesses"

CRIMEX (COMEX nickname)

"Crime does not pay...as well as politics"

Crime Heights (Crown Heights, Brooklyn)

"Crime in multi-story car parks is wrong on so many levels"

"Crime in New York is really serious. The Statue of Liberty had both hands up"

"Crime in New York is really serious. The Statue of Liberty had both hands up"

Crime Stoppers (577-TIPS); 267-RAPE; 374-DRUG; NYC-SAFE; COP-SHOT & more

"Crime wouldn't pay if the government ran it"

Criminalgo (criminal + algo)

Criminal Front Group Media Matters (Media Matters nickname)

"Criminal Law: See bad people at their best; Family Law: See good people at their worst"

Criminal News Network (CNN nickname)

Criminal On Patrol ("cop" backronym)

Criminal Reserve (Federal Reserve nickname)

Crisis Commodity (gold)

Criss-Cross Applesauce

"Critics are like eunuchs in a harem"

"Critics are the stupid who discuss the wise"

Croak and Choke (insurance)

Crockettite (inhabitant of Crockett)

Crogel (croissant + bagel)

"Croissants are just biscuits that studied abroad"

Cromnibus (continuing resolution + omnibus)

Cronut (croissant + doughnut)

Crony Capitalism

Crookie (croissant + cookie)

Crooklyn

Crooks In Action (Central Intelligence Agency or CIA nickname)

Croque Monsieur (Croque Madame)

Crossing Guard

Crossword Puzzle

Cross at the green, not in between

Cross-Roads of the World

Croton cocktail, highball (Croton Aqueduct water)

Crowded Trade

Crowler (can + growler)

Crown Heightser (inhabitant of Crown Heights, Brooklyn)

Crown Jewel of Park Slope (Montauk Club)

Crown Jewel of Socialism (government-run healthcare)

Crown Jewel of the Bronx (New York Botanical Garden)

Crown Jewel of Wall Street (40 Wall Street)

Cruffin (croissant + muffin)

Crumblin' (Crumble-In)

Crumbs Along the Mohawk (ice cream flavor)

Crumbtard (crumb + retard)

Crumb-bum

Crunkcake (crunk/drunk + cupcake)

"Crusher to rusher to usher" (hockey adage)

Crushtomer (crush + customer)

Cryboys (Dallas Cowboys nickname)

Crybully (crybaby + bully)

"Crying all the way to the bank" ("Laughing all the way to the bank")

Cryptocalypse or Cryptopocalypse (crypto + apocalypse)

Crystal District

"Cry calf rope" (or "Holler calf rope" or "Yell calf rope")

CTFK (Catch The Falling Knife)

Cuban Hamburger (Frita)

Cuban Sandwich; Medianoche Sandwich

Cube Steak

Cuchifrito

Cuckservative (cuckolded + conservative)

Cuernos (Mexican horn-shaped pastries)

Culinary Alley

Culinology (culinary + technology)

"Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of Democracy" (Mirabeau B. Lamar; UT motto)

Cultural Marxist Media (CMM)

CultureFest

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast"

CUNY (City University of New York)

Cupcakery (cupcake + bakery)

"Cupcakes are muffins that believed in miracles"

Cupset (World Cup + upset)

Cuptail (cupcake + cocktail)

Cup Cake (Cupcake)

"Cup of tea" (a preference)

"Cup of tea" (a preference; frequently said of the tea party)

Curate's Assistant (muffin/cake stand)

Curbstone Broker

Curb Exchange

"Curb Your Dog" and Pooper Scooper Law (1978)

"Curls for the girls" (weightlifting saying)

Curly Fries (Curly French Fries; Suzy-Q Potatoes)

Currency of Last Resort (gold nickname)

Curry Hill (curry + Murray Hill)

Curse of the Bambino

Curtain Call

Curtido (Salvadoran Cabbage Salad)

"Customer Service: How does your name appear on your credit card?" (joke)

"Customer service is not a department, it’s an attitude"

Cutchogue: "Sunniest Place in New York State" (slogan)

CutGo (cut-as-you-go)

"Cuts for the sluts" (weightlifting saying)

"Cut a newsman and he bleeds ink"

"Cut-off low, weatherman's woe"

"Cut the mustard"

"Cut thin to win" (card-cutter's axiom)

"Cut up like boarding house pie" (many small pieces)

"Cut your losses and let your profits run" (Wall Street proverb)

Cyclones (Brooklyn baseball team)

Cyprused or Cyprussed (to have bank accounts taken)

Cyprus Virus

Czechxas (Czech + Texas)

Czexit (Czech Republic + exit)

"C, E flat and G walk into a bar..." (bar joke)

C-note ($100 bill)