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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NAALCP (NAACP + liberal)

Nabe (a neighborhood)

Nacanowhere or Naconowhere or Nacognowhere (Nacogdoches nickname)

Nacho (Nachos)

Nacho Cheese ("not your cheese" or "not yo' cheese")

Nacho Salad

Nacogdochean or Nacogdochian (inhabitant of Nacogdoches)

"Nacogdoches is full of roaches" (Groucho Marx)

Nagadocious (Nacogdoches misspelling)

Naked Cake (cake without outer icing)

Naked City

Naked Roaches (Nacogdoches nickname)

Naked Sushi or Body Sushi (sushi served on a naked person "platter")

"Names make the news"

Name That Party

"Name your baby 'Gotham'" (joke)

Nanaimo Bar Mystery (New York Bars?)

"Nana's kitchen, where memories are made and grandkids are spoiled"

Nanny State

Nanobrewery

Naples: Grape Pie Capital of the World (nickname)

"NASCAR, if it's not a sport for idiots, should stop reminding the drivers to start their engines"

Nascrack (NASDAQ + crack cocaine)

NASDAPPLE (NASDAQ + AAPL)

NASDARK (NASDAQ + dark)

NAShole (NASA + asshole)

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nationalized Public Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

Nationalized Public Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Association of Gals or NAG (National Organization for Women or NOW nickname)

"National Beer of Texas" & "It's a Texas Thing" (Lone Star Beer)

"National Drink of Texas" (Dr. Pepper)

National Felons League (National Football League or NFL nickname)

National Magazine of Texas (Texas Monthly)

National Organization for Liberal Women (National Organization for Women nickname)

National Organization for Ugly Women (National Organization for Women nickname)

National Organization for Whores (National Organization for Women nickname)

National Palestinian Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Palestinian Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Pinko Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Propaganda Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Propaganda Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Pubic Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Pubic Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Snoops' Agency (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

National Socialist Agency (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

Nation's Report Card (National Assessment of Educational Progress)

"Native foreign food" (Waverly Root on "Tex-Mex")

"Native New Yorker" (1977)

NATOstan (NATO + -stan)

Nature's Bacon (avocado nickname)

Nature's Sports Drink (water/coconut water/milk nickname)

Naughty List

"Navy has a tough schedule!" (college football joke)

N'awlins (New Orleans nickname)

Nazi York City (Nazi + New York City)

Nebraska: Antelope State (nickname)

Nebraska: Bug Eater (nickname)

Nebraska: Cornhusker (nickname)

Nebraska: Tree Planters State (nickname)

Necklace Lighting ("necklace lights" on suspension bridges)

Nederlander (inhabitant of Nederland)

"Needing insurance is like needing a parachute..."

Needless Markup (Neiman Marcus nickname)

Needle Park

"Need an ark? I Noah guy"

"Need motivation to lose weight? Eat In front of a mirror. Naked"

"'Need' now means wanting someone else's money; 'greed' means keeping your own"

"Need no teef to eat my beef" (House Park Bar-B-Que, Austin)

"Never make eye contact while eating a banana"

Negimaki or Negimayaki

"Neighbor, how long has it been since you've had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?"

Neiman Marcus Cookie Recipe (urban myth)

Neiman Marxism (Neiman Marcus + Marxism); Neiman Marxist

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of

Neoconette

Neoconistan (neoconservative + -stan)

Neoconner (neocon + conner)

Neocon Spying Agency (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

Neopolism (neologism + politics)

Neotard (neoconservative + retard)

Nerdstrom or Nerdstorm (Nordstrom nickname)

Nerd Bird

Nerd Prom (White House Correspondents' Dinner)

N'erlins or Nerlins (New Orleans nickname)

"Nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs"

Nervous Pudding (jello)

Nesselrode Pie

Netroots

Nets (proposed Brooklyn NBA team)

Net Worthless (net worth + worthless)

Nevada: Sage Hen (nickname)

Never Again Volunteer Yourself ("navy" backronym)

"Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option"

"Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear or a fool from any direction"

"Never approach a dock faster than you are willing to hit it" (boating adage)

"Never argue with a man whose job depends on not being convinced"

"Never argue with a man who buys ink by the barrel"

"Never argue with a man who buys ink by the barrel" (newspaper adage)

"Never ask a barber if he thinks you need a haircut" (business proverb)

"Never ask a man his wage or a woman her age"

"Never ask a man if he's from Texas..."

"Never ask a woman who's eating ice cream from the carton how she's doing"

Never A Straight Answer (NASA backronymic nickname)

"Never bet on a possibility against a certainty"

"Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you"

"Never book a judge by his cover" (joke)

"Never bring a knife to a gunfight"

"Never buy a Friday high" ("Never sell a Friday low")

"Never buy from a rich salesman and always hire a rich attorney"

"Never chase someone. Chase your dreams, then they will follow"

"Never check stock prices on Friday -- it could spoil the weekend"

"Never confuse people who are always around you with people who are always there for you"

"Never convert a convertible stock/bond" (Wall Street adage)

"Never cook with wine you wouldn't drink"

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world"

"Never drink unless you're alone or with somebody"

"Never drink with a man who has no hands because he can't hold his liquor"

"Never eat anything bigger than your head"

"Never eat at a place called Mom's"

"Never eat Chinese food in Oklahoma"

"Never Eat Chips, Eat Salad Sandwiches And Remain Young" ("necessary" spelling aid)

"Never eat more than you can lift"

"Never eat spinach with a stranger"

"Never fall in love with a stock" (Wall Street adage)

"Never forget that your weapon was made by the lowest bidder" (military saying)

"Never get caught in bed with a dead woman or a live man"

"Never give an opponent free publicity"

"Never give someone the opportunity to waste your time twice"

"Never go shopping when you're hungry"

"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died"

"Never hold an inquiry unless you know what the outcome will be"

"Never hook with a hooker" (boxing adage)

"Never invest in anything that eats or needs repainting"

"Never judge a book by its movie"

"Never judge presidential timber by its bark"

"Never kick a cow chip on a hot day"

Never let them see you sweat! (Dry Idea commercial)

"Never let the facts get in the way of a good story"

"Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have"

"Never let your money get mad"

"Never look at a beer as half empty. Look at it as half way to the next beer"

"Never look back unless you are planning to go that way"

"Never make a speech at a country dance or a football game"

"Never make forecasts, especially about the future"

"Never make permanent decisions based on temporary emotions"

"Never make the first or last out at third base" (baseball adage)

"Never marry for money -- you can borrow it cheaper"

"Never meet a champion for the first time in the winner's circle"

"Never meet your heroes" (entertainment adage)

"Never mix the grape and the grain" (drinking adage)

"Never name the chickens" (military adage)

"Never order barbecue in a place that also serves quiche"

"Never order salad at a barbecue joint"

"Never order sweet tea in a state that does not have an SEC team"

"Never play leapfrog with a unicorn"

"Never play pool with a guy named Fats"

"Never play Uno with a Mexican. They take all the green cards"

"Never put a number and a date in the same sentence" (forecasting adage)

"Never put Nutella on salmon or you'll get Salmonella"

"Never put off until tomorrow what you can avoid altogether"

Never/Rarely (N/R subway lines)

"Never relinquish clothing to a hotel valet without telling him you want it back"

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse"

Never Say Anything (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

"Never say diet"

"Never say 'die,' say 'damn'" ("Pa" Ferguson?)

"Never screw up on a slow news day"

"Never sell a dull market (short)" (Wall Street proverb)

"Never sell on strike news" (Wall Street adage)

"Never sell what you haven't got"

"Never spend your money before you have earned it"

"Never stand when you can walk, never walk when you can run" (exercise adage)

"Never take a hostage that you can't shoot"

"Never talk about religion or politics" (etiquette rule)

"Never trust anyone who smiles before their first cup of coffee"

"Never trust anyone who smiles on a Monday"

"Never trust anyone who smiles this early in the morning"

"Never trust atoms. They make up everything" (science joke)

"Never trust a fat dietitian"

"Never trust a skinny chef"

"Never trust a skinny ice cream man"

"Never trust a warm front" (weather adage)

"Never trust politicians or weather forecasters"

"Never trust someone who dislikes dessert"

"Never trust weather forecasters or politicians"

"Never try to catch a falling knife" (Wall Street proverb)

"Never underestimate the healing power of singing in a car really loud by yourself"

"Never underestimate the intelligence of your readers, but never overestimate their knowledge"

"Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups"

"Never vote against an appropriation, and never vote for a tax increase"

"Never walk the leadoff hitter" (baseball adage)

"Never wear white after Labor Day" (fashion rule)

"Never work with children or animals" (show business adage)

"Never wrestle with a pig -- you get dirty and the pig likes it"

Newocracy (Newocrat)

Newsie (newspaper seller)

Newsie (newspaper seller)

Newspaper Row

Newsradio; "Give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world"

Newsweak (Newsweek nickname)

Newszak or Newzak (news + muzak)

"News is what happens to an editor" (journalism adage)

News Klux Klan (news + Ku Klux Klan)

"News never sleeps"

New Amsterdam

New Braunfelser (inhabitant of New Braunfels)

New Castrati

New Directors/New Films

New Duranty Times (New York Times nickname)

New England: Eel (nickname)

New Hampshire: Granite State (nickname)

New Hampshire: "Iowa picks corn, New Hampshire picks presidents"

New Harlem East

New International Order

New Jack City

New Jersey: Armpit of the Nation (nickname)

New Jersey: Blue State (nickname)

New Jersey: Clam-catcher (nickname)

New Jersey: Medicine Chest of the World (nickname)

New Jersey: "What did Delaware?"/"Her New Jersey."

New Mediocre

New Mexico: Vermin State (nickname)

New Times Square or New Old Times Square (Queens Plaza)

New Wild Boar Village

New World Wine

"New Year's Eve forecast: Mostly drunk, with a slight chance of passing out"

"New Year's Eve is the only acceptable time to wear body glitter"

New Year's Foods (rice for riches, peas for pennies, collards for dollars, greens for greenbacks)

"New Year's is a holiday created by calendar companies who don't want you reusing last year's"

"New Year's Resolution -- A 'to do' list for the first week of January"

New Yorker (inhabitant of New York)

"New Yorkers are noted for their stupidity" (The population is very dense)

"New Yorkers Since 1784" (Bank of New York)

"New York's alright if you like saxophones"

New York's/America's/People's Playground (Coney Island)

New York's B1G Team (Rutgers Scarlet Knights slogan)

"New York's Best Kept Secret" (Century 21)

New York's Biggest Little Zoo (Staten Island Zoo)

New York's Brightest (teachers)

New York's College Team (Syracuse University slogan)

New York's Eiffel Tower ("Vessel" at Hudson Yards)

"New York's Hometown Airline" (JetBlue)

"New York's legislature is the most dysfunctional in the nation" (Brennan Center)

"New York's Most Fabulous Self-Service Restaurant" (Belmore)

"New York's Most Famous Store Since Before the Civil War" (Hammacher Schlemmer)

"New York's My Home" (1956)

"New York's Not My Home" (1972)

New York's Picture Newspaper; New York's Hometown Newspaper (New York Daily News)

"New York's Small-Town Paper" (New York Observer)

"New York's Spanish Steps" (TKTS. booth)

"New York's tough without the coin, isn't it?"

"New York's water is so hard it comes at you with a switchblade"

"New York" (2000)

New York 7s (Seven-a-Side Rugby)

New York Alphabet or Brooklyn Alphabet ("Fuckin' A, fuckin' B, fuckin' C...")

"New York" and "Manhattan" and "Brooklyn" scatalogical terms

New York Apples (tennis team)

New York Asian Film Festival

New York Brand Texas Toast (from Ohio)

New York Breakfast (cold pizza; cigarettes & coffee)

New York Chain, New York Noose, New York Fahgettaboudit

"New York City's Most Convenient Hotel" (Pan American Hotel)

New York City's Official Apple Proposal -- Newtown Pippin (2009)

New York City Biathlon, Triathlon

New York City Football Club (Major League Soccer team)

New York City International Pickle Day

"New York City is a luxury product" (Michael Bloomberg)

New York City is shaped like an apple (1970s)

New York City Marathon

"New York City (Such a Beautiful Disease)"

New York City Tap Festival

New York City Tattoo Convention

"New York City -- The greatest country in the world"

New York City Water ("Champagne")

New York ComPost (New York Post nickname)

New York Crimes (New York Times nickname)

New York Crumb Cake

New York Culinary Festival

New York Cut Sirloin Steak

New York Daily Ooze (New York Daily News nickname)

New York dressed (poultry)

New York Filly Triple Tiara

New York Film Festival; Tribeca Film Festival

New York Font

"New York: For the Time of Your Life" (2005)

New York Fucking City (New York Fuckin' City)

New York Game (baseball, under the Knickerbocker rules)

"New York Groove" (1978)

New York Guitar Festival

New York Gypsy Festival

New York Heartbeat

New York Hot Dog Onion Sauce (New York Onion Sauce)

New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC)

New York International Latino Film Festival

New York is a sucked orange (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

New York Is Book Country

"New York is never the same city for more than a dozen years altogether"

New York is not America

"New York is the city where the future comes to rehearse"

"New York is the most successful sequel ever"

"New York is the only city where you can get deliberately run down on the sidewalk by a pedestrian"

"New York is Zabar's, Zabar's is New York" (Zabar's)

New York Kiss & New York Kiss-Off

New York Kite Festival

"New York leads all cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move"

New York Minute (or, New York Nanosecond)

"New York, New York" (1977)

"New York, New York (It's a Helluva Town)" (1945)

"New York, New York -- so nice, they named it twice"

New York of India (summary)

New York of the South

New York Open Judo Championship

New York Pest (New York Post nickname)

"New York point guards will give up their grandmother before their dribble" (basketball adage)

New York Rangers (Tex's Rangers)

New York Reload (a second loaded gun)

New York Review of Each Other's Books

New York Roll (sushi)

New York Run by the Swiss (summary)

New York Sack Exchange

New York Salsa Festival; New York Salsa Congress

New York Screwdriver (driving in screws with a hammer)

New York Ship & Boat Model Festival

New York Slimes (New York Times nickname)

"New York stabs you in the heart; Los Angeles stabs you in the back"

New York State: Empire State (nickname)

New York State: Excelsior State (nickname)

New York State: Knickerbocker State (nickname)

New York State: New York State of Opportunity (slogan)

"New York State of Mind" (1975)

New York State: Vampire State (nickname)

New York Stop (skating)

"New York strip -- how does a steak get a dance name?"

New York Stud (stud poker)

New York Super Boat Grand Prix

New York Super Fudge Chunk (Ben & Jerry's)

New York Swat Vest (from England)

New York System (Providence, RI "hot dogs")

New York Television Festival (NYTVF)

"New York, the nation's thyroid gland"

"New York, thy name's Delirium" ("Owed to New York" poem)

New York Times-Democrat (New York Times nickname)

New York Trigger

New York Underground Comedy Festival

New York Values

"New York -- when civilization falls apart, remember, we were way ahead of you"

New York Whitehall (boating)

New York will be a nice town when it's finished

New York with Palm Trees (Miami nickname)

New York Yankee (deli sandwich of corned beef and pastrami)

New Yuck Times (New York Times nickname)

"Next man up"

"Next time, get a speaking part" (theatre joke)

"Next time you order coffee at Starbucks tell them your name is Bueller, then leave the store"

Next Wave Festival (BAM)

NFHell (NFL + hell)

"Nice guys finish last"

"Nice guys finish lunch"

"Nice place you got here. Be a shame if anything happened to it"

Nickelodious (Nickelodeon nickname)

Nickel-and-Dime

Nicotini (nicotine + martini)

Nifty

Nifty Fifty

Nifty Nine

Niggerati or Niggeratti (nigger + literati)

Niggeratti Manor (267 West 136th Street)

Night Mayor

Night-soil Man (Night-soil Collector; Night Soiler)

"Nillionaire is a fancier way of saying that you are broke"

NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard)

"Nina" in Al Hirschfeld's caricatures (New York Times)

"Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame"

"Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation"

Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

"Nipples to the wind"

NIRP (Negative Interest Rate Policy)

Nitery

NIT (National Invitation Tournament)

"Nobody believes a rumor here (in Washington) until it's officially denied"

"Nobody buys houses in the winter" (real estate adage)

"Nobody can think straight who does not work. Idleness warps the mind."

"Nobody cares how bad your English is if your Scotch is good"

"Nobody ever forgets where he buried a hatchet"

"Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded" (restaurant joke)

"Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse"

"Nobody is bigger than the market" (Wall Street adage)

"Nobody likes it but the public" (Broadway saying)

"Nobody remembers the second man to walk on the moon"

"Nobody rings a bell at the top or the bottom of a market" (Wall Street proverb)

"Nobody shoots at Santa Claus"

"Nobody tell the president/Congress what number comes after a trillion"

"Nobody texts faster than a pissed off female"

"Nobody trains for second place" (physical training adage)

"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it"

NoChe (North of Chelsea)

NoCo (Northern Boulevard + Corona)

Nodel (not a model)

NoDo (Houston's North of Downtown area)

Noflation (no + deflation/inflation)

NoHo (North of Houston Street)

Noisyville-on-the-Subway

NOLA (New Orleans, Louisiana nickname)

Nolita (North of Little Italy)

Nolitan (inhabitant of Nolita, Manhattan)

NoLo (North Loop in Austin)

NoMad (North of Madison Square Park)

NoMaS (North of Madison Square Park)

NoMa (Northern Manhattan)

Nomentum ("no" momentum)

NoMid (North Midtown)

"None of the hits, all of the time" (91.7 KVXR-FM, student radio at UT-Austin)

"None of us is as smart as all of us"

Nonstaurant (non-traditional restaurant)

Nontroversy (non-controversy)

"Non-alcoholic beer is like a porn movie on the radio"

Non Athletic Sport Centered Around Rednecks (NASCAR nickname)

Nooch (nutritional yeast)

Nookies (deep-fried chocolate chip cookies)

Noo Yawk; New Yawk; Noo York

NoProPaSo (North of Prospect Park South)

Nor'beaster (nor'easter + beast)

Norteño

Northernmost Banana Republic (New Orleans nickname)

Northernmost Caribbean City (New Orleans nickname)

Northwest East Village

Northwet (Pacific Northwest + wet); Northwetters

North Austin (Stillwater, OK nickname)

North Carolina: Old North State (nickname)

North Carolina: Rip Van Winkle State (nickname)

North Carolina: Turpentine State (nickname)

North Dakota: Flickertail State (nickname)

"North Korea now has a missile that can hit New York, which is a bit scary…"

North New York (South Bronx)

North of Ordinary (Denton slogan)

Norwegian-American Day Parade

Norwegian-American Line (R subway line)

Norwegian Capital of Texas (Clifton nickname)

Nosebleed Seat (Nosebleed Section; Nosebleeder)

NOSH (Nike, O'Reilly, Starbucks and Home Depot)

Nostradumbass (Nostradamus + dumbass)

NOTA (None Of The Above)

"Note to self: don’t set your password reminder as 'you should know this'"

"Nothing brightens the rat race like a horse race" (OTB slogan)

Nothing Burger (Nothingburger)

Nothing But Crap (NBC nickname)

"Nothing can be politically right that is morally wrong"

"Nothing gets out of hand quicker these days than money"

"Nothing good happens after midnight"

"Nothing happens until somebody sells something"

"Nothing happens until something moves"

"Nothing is impossible to the man who doesn't have to do it himself"

"Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent"

"Nothing is older than yesterday's newspaper"

"Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program"

"Nothing kills a bad product faster than good advertising" (advertising adage)

"Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught"

"Nothing makes a person more productive than the last minute"

"Nothing new on race day" (running adage)

"Nothing New York suffers from can't be cured by doubling its budget" (J. K. Galbraith)

"Nothing recedes like success"

"Nothing ruins a Friday more than an understanding that today is Tuesday"

"Nothing Sacred But the Truth" (New York Observer)

"Nothing saves money like being antisocial"

"Nothing says Happy Mother's Day like flowers bought from a gas station"

"Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log"

"Nothing says love like something you made"

"Nothing screws up your Friday like realizing it's only Thursday"

"Nothing strikes fear in a Texan like a Yankee with a U-Haul"

"Nothing succeeds like success"

"Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels"

"Nothing to it, but to do it"

"Nothing works unless you do"

"Notice: No service will be provided at this bar to anyone on a horse" (bar sign)

"Nothing as stupid as an educated man if you get him off the thing he was educated in"

Nots (Nets basketball team nickname)

"Not all Democrats are felons, but most felons are Democrats"

"Not all goodbyes are sad. Example: 'Goodbye, class'"

"Not all gyros wear crêpes" ("Not all heroes wear capes")

"Not all math puns are bad. Just sum"

"Not all Republicans are racists, but all racists are Republicans"

"Not bragging but I made six figures last year. At the toy factory"

Not Caring About Athletes (NCAA backronym)

"Not chopped liver" ("What am I? Chopped liver?")

"Not even God can hit a 1-iron" (golf joke)

"Not everything that is faced can be changed"

Not For Long (National Football League or NFL nickname)

"Not guilty, but return the horse" (Old West Justice)

"Not Just Wall Street. Every Street." (New York Times slogan)

Not Safe For Work (NSFW)

Not Serving Americans or Not Serving Anyone (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

"Not sure if I actually like movies or just like looking at something while I eat popcorn"

"Not sure if I actually like movies or just like looking at something while I eat popcorn"

"Not sure if mine is the best ceiling in the world, but it's definitely up there"

"Not sure if my house is creaking for its own personal house reason or I’m about to be murdered"

"Not to brag, but I don’t need alcohol to make bad decisions"

"'Nouvelle cuisine' is French for 'not enough food'"

"Novinophobia: The fear of running out of wine"

"Nowadays, an after-dinner mint is what you need to pay the restaurant check"

"Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature"

"Now Anything's Possible" & "The Place to Be" (Time Warner Cable)

"How do midget waiters get paid?"/"Under the table."

"Now he belongs to the ages" (at Abraham Lincoln's death)

"Now is always the most difficult time to invest"

"Now I lay me down to sleep. A bottle of vodka at my feet..."

"Now I sit me down to sleep; the speaker's dull, the subject deep"

Now Spying on Americans (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

"Now That's HIP" (Health Insurance Plan of Greater NY)

"Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can't even get into my own pants"

"Now that they allow us to wear jeans at the office everyday, I am no longer a slacker"

Now You're Unemployed (New York University or NYU nickname)

No Action Talk Only (North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO nickname)

"No bees, no honey; no work, no money"

"No bill is truly dead until the final gavel falls"

"No blood for oil"

"No body won the skeleton race"

"No bowl of borscht"

No Boys Allowed (National Basketball Association or NBA nickname)

"No Brag, Just Fact"

"No bucks, no Buck Rogers" (space industry adage)

"No cheering in the press box" (sports journalism adage)

"No coffee, no workee"

"No cop, no stop"

"No cuts, no buts, no coconuts"

No Democratic or Republican way to clean the streets

"No Democrat has been elected president without carrying Texas"

"No diet Coke, no skim milk, no decaf coffee -- Just good food" (Pepe Rosso)

"No dogs or Mexicans allowed" ("No Mexicans or dogs allowed")

No Fan Left or No Fans Left (National Football League or NFL nickname)

No Fan Loyalty (National Football League or NFL nickname)

No Fun City (New York City; Vancouver)

No Fun League (National Football League or NFL nickname)

"No game was ever won by resigning" (chess adage)

"No glove, no love"

"No god, no peace; know god, know peace"

"No good deed goes unpunished (in Washington)"

"No grass stains, no glory; no bruises, no story" (soccer, softball adage)

"No harm, no foul" ("No blood, no foul")

"No human being is illegal"

"No Irish need apply"

"No Jacket, No Tie, No Attitude" (The Mark)

"No Jews need apply"

"No Judgements" (Crunch)

"No justice, no peace!"

"No justice, no peace, no racist police!"

"'No lemon, no melon' backwards is 'No lemon, no melon'"

"No man's credit is as good as his money"

"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the Legislature is in session"

"No man escapes when freedom fails, the best men rot in filthy jails..."

"No man goes before his time -- unless the boss leaves early"

"No man has ever been shot while doing the dishes"

"No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut"

"No man in the wrong can stand up against a fellow that's in the right and keeps on a-comin'"

"No man is an island. Manhattan is an island. Therefore, Manhattan is not a man."

"No man is lonely while eating spaghetti, for it requires so much attention"

"No man is your friend, no man is your enemy, but every man is your teacher"

"No margin, no mission" (health care adage)

"No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist"

"No matter how fast your car is, you can't outrun a police radio"

"No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back"

"No matter how loud car alarms are, cars never seem to wake up"

"No matter how many lasagnas you stack, ultimately it’s always just one lasagna"

"No matter how much it rains, there's a place in you that never stops shining"

"No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everybody on the couch"

"No matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney"

"No matter how you feel. Get up, dress up, show up and never give up!"

"No matter where I serve my guests, they seem to like my kitchen best"

"No matter where you play, if you have the talent, somebody will find you" (football adage)

"No matter who you vote for, the government always gets in"

"No milkweed, no monarchs" (gardening adage)

"No more bullshit!" (Norman Mailer 1969 mayoral slogan)

"No more free lunch!" (Fiorello La Guardia)

"No more pencils, no more books; no more teacher's dirty looks"

"No news is good news; no journalists is even better"

No-No (no-hit, no-run game in baseball)

"No one buys a ticket to see an owner" (sports adage)

"No one can whistle a symphony; it takes a whole orchestra to play it" (teamwork aphorism)

"No one ever drowned in sweat"

"No one ever got fired for buying IBM/Microsoft/gold"

"No one ever injured their eyesight by looking on the bright side"

"No one ever says 'It's only a game' when their team is winning"

"No one flower can ever symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet"

"No one gets sick on Wednesdays"

"No one has ever become poor by giving"

"No one has stolen my lunch at work since I started labeling it 'Stool Sample'"

"No one in history has ever choked to death from swallowing his pride"

"No one in my entire life has believed in me more than the waiter who just gave me a single napkin"

"No one is listening until you make a mistake"

"No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep"

"No one man is the movement" ("No one man can stop the movement")

"No one needs a vacation so much as the person who has just had one"

"No one on their deathbed ever says they wish they had spent more time at the office"

"No one wants to eat in an empty restaurant"

"No one wants to hear about your diet. Just eat your salad and be sad"

"No one wants to hear about your fantasy football team"

"No one wants to quit when he's losing and no one wants to quit when he's winning"

"No one was eating the farmer's apples, so I told him to grow a pear"

No Orleans (New Orleans nickname)

"No pain, no gain" (exercise adage)

No-Park Slope (Park Slope)

"No peacocks, no jerks, no whiners"

"No pecs, no sex" (weightlifting saying)

"No player is bigger than the club"

"No playoff series truly begins until the road team wins a game"

No pork on my fork

"No prayer before eating. Here, the chef knows how to cook!" (restaurant joke)

"No prayer before eating. Here, the chef knows how to cook!" (restaurant joke)

"No price is too high for a bull or too low for a bear" (Wall Street proverb)

"No rules for success will work if you don't"

"No run, no fun" (fishing adage)

"No run, no fun" (running adage)

"No second prize in politics"

No Soap. Radio

"No Soliciting...unless you're selling Girl Scout Cookies" (sign)

"No Soliciting...unless you're selling Thin Mints" (sign)

"No Standing -- Only Dancing"

"No Store Does More" (H-E-B slogan)

No Such Agency (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

"No sweet without sweat"

"No talkie before coffee" ("No talky before coffee")

"No taxation without respiration" (no estate tax)

"No tree grows to the sky" (Wall Street adage)

"No Vacancy" (bumper sticker)

"No woman will ever be truly satisfied on Valentine's Day..."

"NSA -- The only part of the government that actually listens"

"Nuclear fusion is just 30 years away -- and always will be"

Nuclear Option

Nuclear Taco

Nuke (to cook in a microwave oven)

Number Cruncher

Numerous 1920s "Big Apple" citations in the New York Morning Telegraph

Nurse-in (protest for breastfeeding in restaurants)

Nutcracker and Nemo (sweet liquor punch)

Nutpicking (nut + nitpicking/cherry-picking)

"Nutrition facts are useless. Just show me how long I have to be at the gym if I eat this"

"Nutrition facts are useless. Just show me how long I have to be at the gym if I eat this"

Nutroots

"Nuts are just tasty wood"

"Nuts just take up space where chocolate ought to be"

Nuts, Racists and Assholes (National Rifle Association or NRA nickname)

Nutted Cheese Sandwich

"Nutty as a fruitcake" ("Nuttier than a fruitcake")

Nuyorican

NY1 ("just one guy")

N.Y.C.

NYCE (New York Cash Exchange)

"N.Y.C." (1977)

"NYC" (2002)

NYC 2012 (RIP)

NYC Grand Prix (at Icahn Stadium)

NYC Kidsfest

NYC Open Studios

NYC Subway Hot Sauce

NYC Volunteer Expo

Nyets (Nets basketball team nickname)

NYE (New Year's Eve)

NYJew (New York University or NYU nickname)

NYPD & FDNY

NYPD (New York Pass Defense)

NYPD (New York Pizza Dept./Deli/Depot/Diner/Delivery)

NyTi (New York Times nickname)

NY Musical Theatre Festival

N-ICE (NYSE + ICE)