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.

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Mutton-chop Whiskers (9/21)
“A blind person was eating seafood. It didn’t help” (9/21)
“Can a blind person eat seafood?” (9/21)
“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it” (9/21)
“If everyone in the world was right-handed, then there would be nobody left” (9/21)
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Jackalope Dog (hot dog of rabbit, antelope and pork)

Jackpot Fatigue

"Jack and Jill work together in an office (joke)

Jack Frost

Jack (GAC=grilled American cheese); Jack Benny/Jack Back (grilled American cheese with bacon)

Jack Heights (Jackson Heights)

Jack in the Crack (Jack in the Box nickname)

Jack Rose (cocktail)

Jacobs Beach (West 49th Street and Eighth Avenue)

Jacob's Rail (Veloway in Austin)

Jacques Penné or Jean Claude Penné or Jacques Pennay (JCPenney nickname)

JAG (Just A Guy)

Jaikishan Heights (Jackson Heights)

Jalapeño (State Pepper)

Jalapeno Bottle Caps (Jalapeno Bottlecaps)

Jalapeño Chicken (Chinese restaurant recipe)

Jalapeño Cornbread (Jalapeño Corn Bread)

Jalapeño Cream Cheese

Jalapeño Jelly

Jalapeño Pie

Jalapeño Soup (Cream of Jalapeño Soup; Avocado-Jalapeño Soup; Potato Jalapeño Soup)

Jalapiña (drink)

Jamaican (inhabitant of Jamaica, Queens)


James Cagney Love Scene

"James Joyce walks into a bar..." (bar joke)

JAMS (Jamaica Arts and Music Summer Festival)

Jamwich (jam + sandwich)

Jana Hunsaker Memorial Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

JANFU (Joint Army Navy Foul-Up)

"Janssen wants to see you!" (Janssen's Hofbrau Haus)

"January is the Monday of the year"

Japs (short for "jalapeños")

Jargarita (jar + margarita)

Jaspers (Manhattan College teams)

Jassack Band (Jackass Band; Jazzack)

Jassack (jackass)

Javelina or Jabalina or Javalina or Mexican hog (collared peccary)

Jawbreaker (sandwich)

Jaywalker (Jay Walker); Jaywalking (Jay Walking)

Jazz Brunch

JCPenneystock (JCPenney nickname)

JD (chocolate milk)

"Jeet jet?" / "No, jew?"

Jefftown (Jefferson Avenue, Bushwick, Brooklyn)

"Jeff, a semicolon, and an Oxford comma walk into a bar..." (bar joke)

"Jehovah's Witnesses don't celebrate Halloween" (joke)

Jelly Bean

Jenga Building (56 Leonard Street)

Jerkocrat (jerk + bureaucrat/Democrat)

Jerrydome or Jerry Dome (Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington)

Jerrytron (Cowboys Stadium television screen, named after owner Jerry Jones)

JerryWorld or Jerry World or Jerry's World (Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington)

Jersey Breakfast or Triple Bypass (Taylor Pork Roll, Egg & Cheese)

Jersey Italian Gravy

Jersey Lightning

Jersey Lightning (cocktail; punch)

"Jesus and his disciples walk into a restaurant..."

Jesus Chicken (Chick-fil-A nickname)

"Jesus holds up the bread..." (joke)

"Jesus is the reason for the season" (Christmas saying)

"Jesus saves, but the Mongol hordes" ("Jesus saves, but the Mongol hoards")

"Jesus Saves, Moses Invests"

"Jesus walks into a bar..." (bar joke)

JetFU (JetBlue nickname)

Jets (NFL football team)

"Jet lag is for amateurs"

Jevver (did you ever)

Jewel in the Valley Crown (McAllen slogan)

Jewel of Jamaica (Rochdale Village)

Jewel of the Corridor (San Marcos slogan)

Jewel of the Forest (Jasper slogan)

Jewel of the Highland Lakes (Lake Travis)

Jewel of the Texas Hill Country (Fredericksburg slogan)

Jewel of the Texas Panhandle (Santa Fe Railroad Building in Amarillo)

Jewgle or Joogle (Jew + Google)

Jewish Champagne (Dr. Brown's Cel-Ray Soda, seltzer)

"Jewish dropout: A boy who didn't get his Ph.D."

Jewish Fruitcake or Jewish Gingerbread (lekach - honey cake)

Jewish Penicillin

Jewish Piano (a cash register)

Jewish Telegram ("Start worrying -- details to follow")

Jewish Time

Jewish Woodstock

Jewluminati or Jewlluminati or Jooluminati (Jew + Illuminati)

"Jews are news"

"Jews earn like Episcopalians and vote like Puerto Ricans"

"Jews is news"

Jewtropolis (Jew + metropolis)

JewTube or JooTube (Jew + YouTube)

Jewyorican or Juyorican (Jew + Nuyorican)

Jew Gardens (Kew Gardens)

Jew World Order (Jew + New World Order); JWO

Jew York (Jew + New York); Hymietown

Jew York Times (New York Times nickname)

Jezebel Sauce

Jianbing (Chinese crepes)

Jiaozi (Chinese dumpling)

Jimmy Award (National High School Musical Theater Award)

Jimplecute (Jimpsecute)

"Jingle bells, Batman smells"

Jingle Mail

JINO (Jewish In Name Only)

Jints (Giants)

Jitterbug (Jitter Bug)

Jobber (job + truther; a jobs number conspiracy theorist)

Jobsolete (job + obsolete)

"Jobs are like relationships. You have them, you cry about it. You don’t have them, you cry"

Job Lock (Joblock)

"Job: n. temporary employment taken for short term needs"

Jockularity (jock + jocularity)

Jock Tax

Joe Bag of Donuts (Joe Bag o' Donuts)

Joe Citizen or John Citizen (Jane Citizen)

Joe College

Joe Doakes

Joe Frogger (cookie)

Joe O'Malley (Irish coffee)

Joe Sixpack (Jane Sixpack)

Joe Taxpayer or John Taxpayer (Jane Taxpayer)

Joe Voter or John Voter (Jane Voter)

"Jogging combines my 2 favorite things: gasping for air and looking stupid"

Johnny-on-a-Pony (Johnny-Ride-a-Pony)

Johnny Pump

"Johnny thought that H2O was H2SO4" (chemistry rhyme)

Johnson City, Binghamton, Endicott: Triple Cities

"John 3:16" (sports usage)

John Chinaman (John Confucius)

John Q. Public (Jane Q. Public)

"Join the Army, travel the world, meet interesting people and kill them"

Jokelahoma (Oklahoma nickname)

"Jokes about German sausage are the wurst"

"Jokes about white sugar are rare. Jokes about brown sugar -- Demerara"

Jolly Green Giant (McGraw-Hill Building)

"Jones" (a craving) and Great Jones Alley/Street

Jones Mahal or JonesMahal (Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington)

Joos (spelling of "Jews")

"Journalists do it daily"

"Journalism: A profession to explain to others what it personally does not understand"

"Journalism consists in buying white paper at two cents a pound and selling it at ten cents a pound"

"Journalism is literature in a hurry"

"Journalists become journalists because they aren't any good at math" (journalism adage)

Journey Always Late or Just Arrives Late (Japan Airlines or JAL backronymic nickname)

Journey Of the Broke ("job" backronym)

Joyflation (joy + deflation/inflation)

Joy of Sake

Jo Jo Potatoes (JoJo Potatoes)

JPig (JPMorgan Chase nickname)

J. P. Morgue (JPMorgan Chase nickname)

Juan Smith (El Paso's "John Q. Public")

Judas Steer

"Judge, if you truly are what you eat, then I am an innocent man"


Juice Box (Minute Maid Park nickname)

Juice Crawl

Jumbleberry Pie (Jumble Berry Pie)


Jumbo State (Texas nickname)

Jump City (New Orleans nickname)

Juneteenth (June 19th, or Emancipation Day)

Jungle Alley (West 133rd Street)


Junk Food

Jurassic Park (Morgan Stanley office for its older bankers)

"Justice is a dish best served cold" (otherwise, just-ice would probably melt)

"Just ate a whole bag of chips, but it was 'reduced fat' so it was basically like going to the gym"

"Just a reminder that you still have plenty of time to do your taxes at the last minute"

"Just a two-step back in time" (Coupland Inn and Dancehall)

"Just because my pizza consists of 12 slices doesn't mean I need 11 new friends"

"Just because you beat the man, it doesn't make you the man"

"Just because you don't take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't in you"

"Just because you pour syrup on something doesn't make it pancakes"

"Just been on a diabetes awareness website and it asked me if I accept cookies"

"Just been on a diabetes awareness website and it asked me if I accept cookies"

"Just bought some Viagra tea bags. They stop your biscuit from going soft"

"Just changed my password to '14days' but it said it was too weak"

"Just for the halibut" ("just for the hell of it" euphemism)

"Just found out I've failed my German exam. Sacre bleu!"

"Just got a job as senior director at Old MacDonald's Farm. I'm the CIEIO"

"Just had lunch at a Christian restaurant called 'The Lord Giveth.' They also do takeaways"

"Just like New York" ("Just like downtown")

"Just like our bodies, our minds need exercise ..." (joke)

"Just Like You Like It" (Whataburger slogan)

"Just opened my electric bill and my water bill at the same time and was completely shocked"

Just Over Broke ("job" backronym)

"Just saw loads of pears at a meeting. They must be Conference pears"

"Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas" (Dixie Chicks)

"Just walked past a sign that read, 'This fire door is alarmed'" (joke)

"Just when you find the key to the market, they change the locks"

J-E-T-S (Just End The Season)

J-E-T-S (Just End The Suffering)

J-E-T-S (Just Exit The Stadium)

"I heard a really funny joke at our mandatory meeting at work" (joke)

J. J. Fitz Gerald obituaries (1963)

J. P. Moron (JPMorgan Chase nickname)

J & R