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Published: 2017-07-24T04:36:00-05:00

 



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

2017-07-24T04:36:00-05:00

"No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep” is a motivational work—or party—saying that has been printed on many images. The saying was posted on Twitter on February 11, 2009. Authorship is unknown. “No one on their deathbed ever says they wish they had spent more time at the office” is a related saying. Twitter Sam Mallikarjunan‏ @Mallikarjunan “No one looks back on their life and remember the nights they got plenty of sleep!” 0430—time to run. 5 miles, no sweat! 3:30 AM - 11 Feb 2009 Twitter Lauren Paletz‏ @Laurenipal10 No one looks back on their life and remembers the night they got plenty of sleep 9:01 PM - 12 Mar 2009 Google Books Strangers on the 16:02 By Priya Basil London, UK: Transworld Publishers 2011 Pg. 27: She smiles as she reads John Manfield’s update: John knows that no one looks back at their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep. Google Books The Book of the Party Animal: A Champion’s Guide to Party Skills, Pranks, and Mayhem By Dan DiSorb and Ben Applebaum San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books LLC 2013 Pg. 216: “NO ONE LOOKS BACK ON THEIR LIFE AND REMEMBERS THE NIGHTS THEY GOT PLENTY OF SLEEP.” — Anonymous Twitter Earl Dibbles Jr‏ @EarlDibblesJr Party while you can, because no one looks back on their life and remembers the night’s they got plenty of sleep. 8:42 PM - 16 Aug 2014 Reddit—Shower Thoughts No One Looks Back On Their Life And Remembers The Nights They Got Plenty Of Sleep. submitted October 3, 2015 by workdowg Facebook LMFAO June 7, 2016 · No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep. IOL (South Africa) The best party spots around the globe TRAVEL / 4 JUNE 2017, 08:00AM / IOL ASSOCIATED PRESS RELEASE No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep. Just like no one regrets travelling the world and creating memories for a lifetime. 



“Roses are red. Violets are blue. Vodka costs less than dinner for two”

2017-07-24T04:22:01-05:00

Entry in progress—B.P. Twitter Usman Zafar‏ @djzaf Rosees are red, violets are blue Vodka costs less Than dinner for two #valentine #dubai 2:25 AM - 14 Feb 2012



“If you don’t like the way I drive, stay off the sidewalk!”

2017-07-24T04:22:00-05:00

"If you don’t like the way I drive, get/stay off the sidewalk!” is a jocular driving saying that has been printed on many images. Twitter Mara‏ @LilBigTrouble If you dont like the way I drive, get off the sidewalk! 10:07 AM - 24 Apr 2008 Twitter Andrea Yager‏ @andreayager Replying to @ezrabutler @ezrabutler Magnet- why do today what can be done tomorrow? Fav bumper sticker - if you dont like the way I drive, stay off the sidewalk 9:32 AM - 27 Jul 2008



“I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally”

2017-07-24T04:22:00-05:00

Entry in progress—B.P. “I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally” (or “I don’t discriminate. I hate everyone equally") is a saying that has been printed on many images. Wikiquote: Misanthropy Disputed I don’t have prejudice, I hate everyone equally. . Attributed to H. L. Mencken, in The Mammoth Book of Jokes (2006) edited by Geoff Tibbals; no earlier citation yet located. Twitter J.S.Zolliker‏ @zolliker “I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.” - WC Fields. 7:07 PM - 2 Aug 2007



Entry forthcoming—B.P.

2017-07-24T04:22:00-05:00

Entry in progress—B.P.



“I do many things well. None of which generate income”

2017-07-24T04:22:00-05:00

"I do many things well. None of which generate income” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many images. The saying (“I do many things well, none of which generates an income”) has been cited in print since at least 2008 and is of unknown authorship. Google Books No Job? No Prob!: How to Pay Your Bills, Feed Your Mind, and Have a Blast When You’re Out of Work By Nicholas J. Nigro New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing 2008 Pg. 89: You might want to sell your ideas here, and perhaps even add to their unemployment line, which features various slogans on buttons, T-shirts, bumper stickers, and more, such as: “Streamline Business: Outsource the CEOs”; “If You Think the System is Working, Ask Someone Who Isn’t”; “I Do Many Things Well, None of Which Generates an Income”; ... Twitter Annetta Ribken‏ @netta50 I do many things well. None of which generate income. TGIF. 1:18 PM - 13 Feb 2009 Twitter Beth Ziesenis‏ @NerdyBFF Ha! I can relate: RT @netta50 I do many things well. None of which generate income. TGIF. 1:19 PM - 13 Feb 2009 Folio Olio Thursday, August 4, 2011 FACIAL EXPRESSIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD (...) I do many things well, none of which generate income. Me.Me I DO MANY THINGS WELL NONE OF WHICH GENERATE INCOME BUT I’M STILL RICH POSTED BY CLIO MEME MEMES 🤖 GENERATORS RICH INCOME GENERATION INCOMING FOUND @ 265 LIKES ON 2016-12-02 14:45:28 BY ME.ME SOURCE: FACEBOOK Twitter 💎iluvmayward 💎‏ @iluvmayward1 I do many things well, none of which generate income. #TOINKSBillboardPHFreshPick 4:29 AM - 3 Jul 2017



“There may be no excuse for laziness, but I’m still looking”

2017-07-24T04:22:00-05:00

"There may be no excuse for laziness, but I’m still looking” is a jocular one-line saying that has been printed on many images. Google Groups: pl.regionalne.lodz WARNING igor kaczmarek 9/6/00 (...) There may be no excuse for laziness, but I’m still looking Twitter fortune_cookie_‏ @fortune_cookie_ QOTD: "There may be no excuse for laziness, but I’m sure looking.” 6:08 AM - 26 Feb 2009 Twitter Ima Alatas‏ @imalatas There’s no excuse for laziness. But i’m workin on it :p 10:57 AM - 8 Sep 2009 Twitter FunnyOneLiners‏ @Funnyoneliners There may be no excuse for laziness, but I’m still looking. 6:56 AM - 14 Jan 2015 Twitter Bill Murray‏ @BiIIMurray There may be no excuse for laziness, but I’m still looking. 11:16 AM - 26 Jan 2015



“Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse”

2017-07-24T04:22:00-05:00

"Buying hay for a dead horse” is spending money for no present or future benefit. “Money spent in prohibition enforcement now is like buying hay for a dead horse” was printed in a 1933 newspaper. “Paying alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse” was printed in a Kansas newspaper in 1934; no author was stated. The alimony saying has frequently been credited to New York-born actor and comedian Groucho Marx (1890-1977) since 2000, but there is no evidence that Marx said it as early as 1934. 28 June 1933, Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, “As It Appears to The Cavalier,” pg. 8, col .4: Money spent in prohibition enforcement now is like buying hay for a dead horse. 26 April 1934, Collyer (KS) Advance, pg. 3, col. 1: Paying alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse. 15 November 1939, Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, “As It Appears to The Cavalier,” pg. 10, col. 7: Paying the debts of yesterday’s war must now seem to England and France like buying hay for a dead horse. 1 March 1940, Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch, “As It Appears to The Cavalier,” pg. 14, col. 7: Lending Finland money is like buying hay for a dead horse. 6 March 1945, The News-Chronicle (Shippensburg, PA), “One Line Stories” by Don C. Estes, pg. 3, col. 4: Paying alimony is the same as buying hay for a dead horse. Google Books “These shoes are killin’ me.” By Duke of Paducah New York, NY: Radco Publishers 1947 Pg. 50: I don’t believe in alimony — it’s too much like buying hay for a dead horse. Google Books Laugh Off: The Comedy Showdown Between Real Life and the Pros By Bob Fenster Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2005 Pg. 49: Movie comic Groucho Marx: “Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.” Twitter Edgar Barrera‏ @ebarrera “Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.” -Groucho Marx 5:27 PM - 8 Apr 2008 Google Books The Little Book of Humorous Quotes Edited by Malcolm Kushner Little Quote Books 2011 Pg. 39: Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse. ~ Groucho Marx Google Books Las Vegas’ Golden Era: Memoirs 1954-1974 By Esper Esau Indianapolis, IN: Dog Ear Publishing 2016 Pg. 25: Movie star Mickey Rooney was at his zenith when he played the Riviera backed by the Renee Molnar dancers. During his act he referred to paying alimony to his many ex-wives as “buying hay for a dead horse.”



“Life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee to wine time”

2017-07-23T08:56:00-05:00

"Life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee (time) to wine (time)” is a saying that has been printed on many images. The saying was posted on Twitter on March 9, 2013. “Life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee time to whiskey time” is a related saying that had been posted earlier on March 9, 2013. Twitter Jason Allan Scott‏ @Penthouselord Life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee time to wine time. It’s Saturday so it’s wine time all the time tonight 2:30 PM - 9 Mar 2013 Twitter Steph‏ @steph121888 I’ve done some thinking...life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee time to wine time. 8:01 AM - 10 Mar 2013 Twitter Ephemera, Inc.‏ @EphemeraMagnets Replying to @I_do_teasy #FF @i_do_teasy Life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee time to wine time 1:50 PM - 19 Jul 2013 Twitter Picture Quotes‏ @iPictureQuote Life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee to wine time. #PictureQuotes 6:00 PM - 2 Aug 2014 Twitter Alicia Carriles‏ @AliciaCarriles Life is basically all the stuff you have to do to get from coffee to wine time 🍷🍷🍷 #wineoclock 7:29 PM - 25 Feb 2016 from Key Biscayne, FL Picsmine 55 Famous Alcoholism Quotes, Sayings, Images & Pictures November 6, 2016 | by admin (...) 31. Life Is Basically All The Stuff You Have To Do To Get From Coffee To Wine Time. Me.Me LIFE IS BASICALLY ALL THE STUFF YOU HAVE TO DO TO GET FROM COFFEE TO WINE WINE GALLERY NOW IF WE COULD JUST FAST FORWARD TO WINE O’CLOCK 😜 MEME MEMES WINE COFFEE 🤖 BASIC FAST WINING THE STUFF FASTLY FASTING GALLERY BASICNESS WINE OCLOCK FOUND @ 196 LIKES ON 2016-12-13 11:56:08 BY ME.ME SOURCE: INSTAGRAM



“If people could hear the next five seconds after we hit ‘end call,’ we would have no friends”

2017-07-23T04:28:00-05:00

"If people could hear the next five seconds after we hit ‘end call,’ we would have no friends” is a jocular phone saying that has been printed on many images. “If people could hear the next five seconds after I hit end on a call, I would have no friends” was posted on Twitter by Men’s Humor‏ on December 1, 2011. Twitter Men’s Humor‏ @MensHumor If people could hear the next five seconds after I hit end on a call, I would have no friends. 6:00 PM - 1 Dec 2011 Twitter 4Livs‏ @4Livs If people could hear the next five seconds after I hit “end call”, I would have a lot fewer friends. #honesty 12:19 PM - 5 Dec 2011 Twitter Kit‏ @itsKit If people could hear the next five seconds after you hit END CALL, would you still have any friends? LOL 12:09 PM - 7 Dec 2011 Twitter دينا صوفي‏ @ItsDinaSofi If people could hear the next five seconds after I hit “end call” button, I would have no friends. #WeedMoment #SoDamnTrue 3:16 AM - 10 Dec 2011 Twitter ☜عlvis⇙⇘Freshly☞‏ @Luke_FlyWalker_ If people could hear the next five seconds after we hit end call, I wonder how many people would have no friends. 4:20 PM - 18 Dec 2011 Twitter Not Will Ferrell‏ @itsWillyFerrell If people could hear the next five seconds after we hit end call, we would have no friends. 7:21 PM - 25 Dec 2011 Google Books Funny Status Updates for Facebook: Get More Likes By Erik Groset Charleston, SC: Advantage 2012 Pg. 132: If people could hear the next five seconds after I hit end on a call, I would have no friends. Funny Status If people could hear the next five seconds after I… February 26, 2012 Phone Status Updates If people could hear the next five seconds after I hit end on a call, I would have no friends. Twitter Not Will Ferrell‏ @itsWillyFerrell If people could hear the next five seconds after we hit end on a call, we would have no friends. 7:30 PM - 3 Jul 2013 Twitter Bill Murray‏ @BiIIMurray If people could hear the next five seconds after we hit end on a call, we would have no friends 3:31 PM - 18 Jul 2013 Twitter Bill Murray‏ @BiIIMurray If people could hear the next five seconds after we hit end on a call, we would all have no friends. 8:41 AM - 7 May 2015