A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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NAALCP (NAACP + liberal)

Nabe (a neighborhood)

Nacanowhere or Naconowhere or Nacognowhere (Nacogdoches nickname)

Nacho (Nachos)

"Nachos are just broken tacos"

"Nachos are just chip salad"

"Nachos are just flat tacos"

"Nachos are just open-faced tacos"

"Nachos are just open-face tacos"

"Nachos are just tacos that don't have their life together"

"Nachos are just tacos that don't have their shit together"

"Nachos as big as your ass" (restaurant sign)

"Nachos not negativity"

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)

"Nail Salons-Closed. Hair Salons-Closed. Lash Salons-Closed. It's about to get real ugly out here"

Naked Cake (cake without outer icing)

Naked City

Naked Roaches (Nacogdoches nickname)

Naked Run (Naked Running)

Naked Running (Naked Run)

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

Namaske (namaste + mask)

"Names make the news"

"Name a product that blames its failure on those who didn't use it"

"Name a product that blames its failure on those who don't use it"

"Name is mud" (one is discredited or unpopular)

"Name one time in human history when the group fighting to censor speech were the good guys"

Name That Party

"Name three things that don’t hang themselves."/"Christmas ornaments, drywall and Jeffrey Epstein"

"Name your baby 'Gotham'" (joke)

Nanaimo Bar Mystery (New York Bars?)

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

Nanny State


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)



NAShole (NASA + asshole)

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

"Nationalism does nothing but teach you how to hate people that you never met"

"Nationalism teaches you to take pride in shit you haven't done and to hate people you've never met"

Nationalized Public Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

Nationalized Public Radio (NPR or National Public Radio nickname)

National Academy of Space Actors (NASA 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 Fixed League (National Football League or NFL nickname)

National Hell Service (National Health Service or NHS nickname)

National Holocaust Service (National Health Service or NHS nickname)

National Homicide Service (National Health Service or NHS nickname)

National Institutes of Hell (National Institutes of Health or NIH nickname)

National Institutes of Hope (National Institutes of Health or NIH nickname)

National Institute of Hypocrisy (National Institutes of Health or NIH 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 Panhandler 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)

"Nation of sheep, ruled by wolves, owned by pigs"

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

"Native New Yorker" (1977)

NATOstan (NATO + -stan)

"Natural immunity is science. Just not the revenue generating kind"

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)

Nazis In Healthcare (National Institutes of Health or NIH nickname)

Nazi York City (Nazi + New York City)

NBC (New Broadway Cast)

Neapolitan Ice (Neapolitan Ice Cream)

Nebraska: Antelope State (nickname)

Nebraska: Bug Eater (nickname)

Nebraska: Cornhusker (nickname)

Nebraska: Tree Planters State (nickname)

Necklace Lighting ("necklace lights" on suspension bridges)

Necropolis of the South (New Orleans nickname)

"Nectarines are just bald peaches"

"Nectarines are just peaches with alopecia"

"Nectarines are just peaches with a Brazilian wax"

"Nectarines are just shaved peaches"

"Nectarines are just smooth peaches"

"Nectarines are peaches that haven't hit puberty yet"

"Nectarines are peaches with alopeachia"

Nederlander (inhabitant of Nederland)

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

Needless Markup (Neiman Marcus nickname)

Needle Park

"Needs one large mocha Prozac vodka latte, complete with whipped cream and Valium sprinkles"

"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"

Negative Ned (Negative Nancy; Negative Nellie/Negative Nelly)

"Negative people always have a problem for every solution"

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..."


Neoconistan (neoconservative + -stan)

Neoconner (neocon + conner)

Neocon Spying Agency (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

Neopolism (neologism + politics)

Neotard (neoconservative + retard)

"Nepotism is frowned upon, but being 'family owned and operated' is celebrated"

Neptune Platter or Neptune's Platter (seafood platter)

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 Nellie (Nervous Nelly)

Nervous Pudding (jello)

Nesselrode Pie

"Netflix is so much better than going out and pretending to like people"


Nets (proposed Brooklyn NBA team)

Net Worthless (net worth + worthless)

Nevada: Sage Hen (nickname)

"Never accept a drink from a urologist"

"Never accept the government infringing upon your freedom as necessary or justified"

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 argue with someone whose TV is bigger than their bookshelf"

"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 starfish for directions"

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

"Never assume quiet is weak and loud is strong"

"Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak"

Never A Straight Answer (NASA 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 catch snowflakes with your tongue until all the birds have gone south for the winter"

"Never chase after someone who doesn't chase after you. So the ice cream man can fuck off"

"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 cover a judge by his book"

"Never date a chick that works at Subway. She knows what 6 inches really looks like"

"Never date Jack-O-Lantern. He's hollow inside"

"Never delay kissing a pretty girl or opening a bottle of whiskey"

"Never delay kissing a pretty girl or opening a bottle of whisky"

"Never depend on someone else to make you happy, that’s what alcohol is for"

"Never depend on someone else to make you happy, that's what beer is for"

"Never depend on someone else to make you happy, that’s what wine is for"

"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 entrust your life to those whom you can't trust with your wallet"

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

"Never fight until you have to. But when it's time to fight, you fight like you're third monkey..."

"Never forget -- governments are the all time leader in mass killings"

"Never forget that the human race with technology is just like an alcoholic"

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

"Never forget where you came from, because that’s probably where you left your phone"

"Never get a bread appetizer at an Indian restaurant. It's a naan-starter"

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

"Never give an opponent free publicity"

"Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon. They'll take the money and run"

"Never give a donation to anyone collecting for a marathon. They'll take the money and run"

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

"Never give support to a law unless you would let your worst enemy enforce it"

"Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it"

"Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about"

"Never give up on things that make you smile"

"Never go shopping when you're hungry"

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

"Never go to a wedding in the winter. Someone always gets cold feet"

"Never hint to a printer that you're in a rush. Those bastards smell fear"

"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 in my whole life would I imagine my hands would consume more alcohol than my mouth"

"Never judge a book by its movie"

"Never judge a cook by his blubber"

"Never judge a pitch until both sides have batted on it" (cricket adage)

"Never judge presidential timber by its bark"

"Never kick a cow chip on a hot day"

"Never kick me when I'm down, because when I get back up...you're f-cked"

"Never leave home without a hug, a kiss and an 'I love you.' Then remove the dog hair..."

"Never leave home without a kiss, a hug and an 'I love you.' Then remove the dog hair..."

"Never let anyone take away your freedom because of the greater good. Freedom is the greater good"

"Never let anyone take away your liberty for the greater good. Liberty is the greater good"

"Never let a soul who hasn't walked in your shoes tell you how to tie your laces"

"Never let somebody waste your time, twice"

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

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

"Never let the same snake bite you twice"

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

"Never let your fears decide your future"

"Never let your fear decide your future"

"Never let your findings conflict with your funding"

"Never let your findings interfere with your funding"

"Never let your money get mad"

"Never lie to someone who trusts you, and never trust someone who lies to you"

"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 snow angels in a dog park"

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

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

"Never meat your heroes" (vegetarian/vegan saying)

"Never meat your heros" (vegetarian/vegan saying)

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

"Never meet your heroes" (entertainment adage)

"Never mind the dog. Beware of owner!" (property sign)

"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 hide and seek with mountain ranges because they peak"

"Never play leapfrog with a unicorn"

"Never play pool with a guy named Fats"

"Never play tennis with a cymbal. It makes a terrible racket"

"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 read the last line of a play at a rehearsal" (theatre superstition)

"Never realized until today that Karl Marx's sister, Onya, invented the starting pistol"

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

"Never ruin an apology with an excuse"

"Never run a fruit stand in an action movie"

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 settle for shitty coffee, shitty friends or shitty men"

"Never settle for shitty coffee, shitty friends or shitty relationships"

"Never sing in the shower. Singing leads to dancing. Dancing leads to slipping..."

"Never spend your money before you have earned it"

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

"Never stop learning because life never stops teaching"

"Never swear at a prop boy. You may be working for him tomorrow" (entertainment adage)

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

"Never take health advice from any person or institution that believes the world is overpopulated"

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

"Never test the depth of a river with both feet"

"Never test the depth of the water with both feet" (proverb)

"Never throw in the towel. Use it to wipe off the sweat. Then keep on going"

"Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their bookshelf"

"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 an acupuncturist. They're backstabbers"

"Never trust an electrician with fuzzy hair"

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

"Never trust a fat dietitian"

"Never trust a fat motivational speaker"

"Never trust a homeless guy who's selling warm lemonade to you"

"Never trust a poor economist"

"Never trust a skinny chef"

"Never trust a skinny ice cream man"

"Never trust a warm front" (weather adage)

"Never trust math teachers who use graph paper. They’re always plotting something"

"Never trust politicians or weather forecasters"

"Never trust someone who dislikes dessert"

"Never trust weather forecasters or politicians"

"Never trust your life with people you can't trust with your wallet"

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

"Never underestimate a woman with a crock-pot and a can of cream of something soup"

"Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time-rich and cash-poor"

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

"Never underestimate the importance of being properly caffeinated"

"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 worry about who will be offended if you speak the truth...."

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

Newocracy (Newocrat)

Newshacks or Newshax (Newsmax nickname)

Newshacks or Newshax (Newsmax TV nickname)

Newshax or Newshacks (Newsmax nickname)

Newshax or Newshacks (Newsmax TV nickname)

Newsie (newspaper seller)

Newsie (newspaper seller)

NewSmacks (Newsmax nickname)

NewSmacks (Newsmax TV nickname)

Newsmin or Newsminimum (Newsmax nickname)

Newsmin or Newsminimum (Newsmax TV nickname)

Newsminimum or Newsmin (Newsmax nickname)

Newsminimum or Newsmin (Newsmax TV nickname)

Newspaper Row

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

Newsweak (Newsweek nickname)

Newszak or Newzak (news + muzak)

"'News' is an acronym -- Notable Events, Weather, and Sports"

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

News Klux Klan (news + Ku Klux Klan)

"News never sleeps"

"Newton taught us that a body at rest will remain at rest, a body in motion will remain in motion.."

"New walk of shame: Walking back to your car because you forgot your mask"

New Abnormal

New Amsterdam

New Braunfelser (inhabitant of New Braunfels)

New Castrati

"New dieting tip! Just fill up your car's fuel tank and you won't be able to afford groceries"

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 Hampshire: "Live free or die" (motto)

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 Normal

New Orange (not Big Orange; 1673-1674)

"New Orleans -- Boosters for the Space Age" (New Orleans slogan)

New Orleans Saints (National Football League team)

"New research suggests drinking coffee in the morning helps others live longer"

"New restaurant opening in town called The Manhattan Project. It's a fusion restaurant"

"New Rule: You’re not allowed to work longer than the number of hours you slept the night before"

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

New Wild Boar Village

New World Odor (New World Order + odor)

New World Wine

New Year's Adam (December 30, the day before New Year's Eve)

"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 Year resolution going well, no chocolate. Not even thinking about it. Not even in my vocadbury"

New Yorker (inhabitant of New York)

"New Yorkers are noted for their stupidity" (NYC's population is very dense)

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

"New Yorkers think 'upstate' is anything north of the Bronx"

"New Yorkiest place in town" (Stork Club)

"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 (EMS paramedics and EMTs)

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

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

New York's Boldest (corrections officers)

New York's Bravest (firefighters)

New York's Brightest (teachers)

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 Finest (police officers)

"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 dead. It's just underground"

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

"New York's Picture Newspaper" or "New York's Picture Paper" (New York Daily News slogan)

New York's Proudest (TLC enforcement officers)

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

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

New York's Strongest (sanitation workers)

"New York's the Big Apple, bub, the heaviest scene in the world" (Rolling Stone magazine, 1969)

"New York’s the Big Apple, bub, the heaviest scene in the world" (Rolling Stone magazine, 1969)

"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 Derby or Hudson River Derby (New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC)

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 has been the Big Apple for several decades (in jazz)" (New York Times, 1967)

"New York has been the Big Apple for several decades (in jazz)" (New York Times, 1967)

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 in adversity towers above any other city in the world" (Ed Koch)

"New York is an exciting town where something is happening all the time, most of it unsolved"

"New York is a sucked orange" (not Big Apple; Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1860)

"New York is a sucked orange" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

New York Is Book Country

"New York is cocaine, opium, hashish"

"New York is dead. Don't come back"

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

New York is not America

"New York is the Big Apple" (Stephen Longstreet's The Real Jazz: Old and New, 1956)

"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 way better than Old York"

"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, New York, the Big Apple" (The Last Poets, 1969-1970)

"New York, New York, the Big Apple" (The Last Poets, 1969-1970)

New York of India (summary)

New York of the North (Toronto, Canada nickname)

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 (Toronto, Canada nickname)

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 Sour (cocktail)

"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 grows many apples (suggested in 1988)

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 Steamer (sandwich)

New York Steamer (slang)

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 Big Apple" (The Hurt Locker film, 2008)

"New York, the 'Big Apple,' the jazz mecca" (Hart's Guide to New York City, 1964)

"New York, the 'Big Apple,' the jazz mecca" (Hart's Guide to New York City, 1964)

"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: Tolerant of your beliefs, judgmental of your shoes"

New York Tough (#NewYorkTough)

New York Trigger

New York Underground Comedy Festival

New York Values

"New York weather just be throwing out temperatures like it's picking Powerball numbers"

"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 time you think of eating a chicken, remember that they had a family, just like you..."

Next Wave Festival (BAM)

"Next week has been exhausting"

"Next week, I'm going on a diet. You can buy me jewelry instead of chocolate"

NFHell (NFL + hell)

Niagara Falls: "What's the difference between your first and second honeymoon?" (riddle)

"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 Empire (Coney Island)

Nickel Series (Nickel World Series)

Nicotini (nicotine + martini)


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

Ninth Wonder of the World (Louisiana Superdome)

"Nipples to the wind"

NIRP (Negative Interest Rate Policy)


NIT (National Invitation Tournament)

"Noah was a conspiracy theorist until it started to rain"

"Nobody's heard from the Zamboni drivers since the NHL cancelled their season" (joke)

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

"Nobody blamed the lightsaber"

"Nobody blamed the lightsaber when Anakin killed the younglings"

"Nobody blamed the light saber"

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

"Nobody can drink beer faster than a MF who didn't buy it"

"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 asks for an adult bok choy"

"Nobody ever forgets where he buried a hatchet"

"Nobody ever has a bottom locker in high school movies"

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

"Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse"

"Nobody has seen you look worse than the corner shop near your house"

"Nobody has seen you look worse than the corner store near your house"

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

"Nobody is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them"

"Nobody is impressed with how good your excuses are"

"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 wants popcorn until they smell it"

"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)


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)

NoNewsMax (Newsmax nickname)

NoNewsMax (Newsmax TV nickname)

"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"

"None of your beeswax" (beeswax = business)

"None of your problems are because someone else is a billionaire"

Nonstaurant (non-traditional restaurant)

Nontroversy (non-controversy)

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

"Non-alcoholic beer is like a vibrator without the batteries. It fills you up, but lacks the buzz"

Non Athletic Sport Centered Around Rednecks (NASCAR nickname)

Nooch (nutritional yeast)

"Noodles are slimy bread yarn"

Nookies (deep-fried chocolate chip cookies)

Noo Yawk; New Yawk; Noo York

"Nope. Not feelin' this whole Monday thing"

NoProPaSo (North of Prospect Park South)

Nor'beaster (nor'easter + beast)

"Normal cat ... Meow. Texan cat ... Meowdy"

"Normal people pay taxes. Millionaires pay accountants. Billionaires pay politicians"

"Norse God mathematicians stick out like Thor sums"


Northernmost Banana Republic (New Orleans nickname)

Northernmost Caribbean City (New Orleans nickname)

Northwest East Village

Northwet (Pacific Northwest + wet); Northwetters

North American Terrorist Organization (North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO nickname)

North Atlantic Terrorist Organization (North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO nickname)

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 is a direction. The South is a lifestyle"

"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)

Norvegan (Norwegian + vegan)

Norwegian-American Day Parade

Norwegian-American Line (R subway line)

Norwegian Capital of Texas (Clifton nickname)

Nosebleed Seat (Nosebleed Section; Nosebleeder)

"Noses are red, fingers are blue, I'm sick of winter. How about you?"

"Noses are red, fingers are blue, I'm tired of winter. How about you?"

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

"Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson. You find the present tense and the past perfect"

Nostradumbass (Nostradamus + dumbass)

"Nos mean y la prensa dice que llueve" ("They pee on us and the press says it's raining")

NOTA (None Of The Above)

"Notches on one's bedpost" (sexual conquests)

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

"Nothing's built in the U.S. My new tv says 'built in antenna.' I don't know where that is"

"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 else will make you type slower other than your last password attempt"

"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 as effective as homeopathy"

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

"Nothing is impossible with the right attitude and a hammer"

"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 makes you feel like a bigger alcoholic than taking out the recycling"

"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 a company doesn’t value you like, 'Dear Valued Customer'"

"Nothing says first world problems like falling in love with a limited edition flavor"

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

"Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log"

"Nothing says 'I mean business' like using a shopping cart at the liquor store"

"Nothing says love like something you made"

"Nothing says 'trust the science' like 'we can't tell you what's in it and you can't sue us'"

"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 tops a cheese pizza"

"Nothing tops a plain pizza"

"Nothing to it, but to do it"

"Nothing works unless you do"

"Nothing worse than trying to text someone and a cyclist bounces off your windscreen"

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

"Notice: We have updated our privacy policy. Our new policy is that you don't have any"

"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 game shows are sports. but all sports are game shows"

"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 all storms come to disrupt your life. Some come to clear your path"

"Not all who wander are lost. They're just looking for coffee"

"Not all who wander to the kitchen at midnight are lost"

Not A Space Agency (NASA nickname)

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

Not Caring About Athletes (NCAA backronym)

"Not caring what other people think is the best choice you will ever make"

"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 far right. Just right so far"

"Not feelin' this whole Monday thing"

"Not forcing you, just taking away everything until you consent"

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 knowing the truth makes you ignorant. Not wanting to know the truth is what makes you stupid"

"Not my circus, not my monkeys"

"Not my circus, not my monkeys. But the clowns definitely know me"

"Not only did I fall off the diet wagon, I dragged it into the woods, set it on fire..."

"Not only do I dance like nobody is watching, I also drink as if I don't work in the morning"

Not Safe For Work (NSFW)

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

Not-So-Great Reset

"Not sure if I'm raw vegan or too lazy to cook"

"Not sure if it's the end of the world or just Monday"

"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 life is getting better or the amount of fuck I give is decreasing"

"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 sure why society seems to hate lazy people. They didn't even do anything"

"Not sure why the FBI is mostly guys because a girl's ability to find shit out is unmatched"

"Not sure why the FBI is mostly guys because a woman's ability to find shit out is unmatched"

"Not to brag, but I'm really good at beer"

"Not to brag, but I'm really good at drinking beer"

"Not to brag, but I'm really good at drinking wine"

"Not to brag, but I'm really good at tequila"

"Not to brag, but I'm really good at wine"

"Not to brag, but I’ve satisfied every waitress that's ever served me. With just the tip"

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

"Not to brag, but we haven’t been late for anything in over two weeks"

"Not to brag or anything, but I’m pretty good at coffee"

"Not to brag or anything, but I'm pretty good at making coffee"

"Not trusting the government doesn't make you a conspiracy theorist. It makes you a history buff"

"Not worth a tinker's dam" ("Not worth a tinker's damn")

"Not worth a tinker's damn" ("Not worth a tinker's dam")

"Not yet. Not yet. Not yet. EAT ME NOW. Too late. -- Avocados"

"Not your mom, not your milk"

"Not your mum, not your milk"

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

"November 1st: National Eat Your Kids' Halloween Candy While They Are at School Day"

"November doesn’t have afternoons. It’s just morning until 2 p.m., then night"

"November 1st: Happy National Eat Your Kids' Halloween Candy While They Are In School Day"

"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 if you'll excuse me, today's bad decisions aren't going to make themselves"

"Now is always the most difficult time to invest"

"Now is not the right time to surround yourself with positive people" (virus joke)

"Now is probably the perfect time to become a ventriloquist"

"Now I know why dogs get so excited to go for walks"

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

"Now I lay me down to sleep, a bottle of Jack Daniel's at my feet..."

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

"Now my friends lay me down to sleep, a fifth of whiskey down by my feet..."

"Now serving liquid sanity and motivation topped with hope. It's called coffee"

"Now Showing: No Close Encounters of Any Kind" (quarantine movie joke)

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

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

"Now that April Fool's day is over, everything on the internet is true again" (April 2)

"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 that the gyms are closed, this summer is going to be about personalities"

"Now that the gyms are closed, this summer is going to be about personality"

"Now that we have everyone washing their hands correctly. Next week: turn signals"

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

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

No Actual Science Allowed (NASA nickname)

"No applause -- just throw money"

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

"No biggie" (no big deal)

"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 brain, no gain, Stay in school"

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

"No champagne, no gain"

"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 farmers, no food, no future"

"No farmer, no food, no future"

"No farms, no food"

"No farms, no food, no future"

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 grain, no pain"

"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, I'm not a coffee 'addict'. I'm a caffeine-based life form..."

"No Irish need apply"

"No, I don't really 'rise and shine.' Most days, I just caffeinate and then hope for the best"

"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 a failure who has friends" (proverb)

"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 beautiful you think the song is, the moment you use it as an alarm, it’s over"

"No matter how busy my Sunday gets, I always manage to set aside time to panic about Monday"

"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 much you eat and drink, at least your earrings will still fit you"

"No matter how much you trust the police, always remember the police are trained to never trust you"

"No matter how much you trust the police, remember the police are trained to never trust you"

"No matter how old you get, it’s always fun watching your car go through the car wash"

"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 go, there you are"

"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 Noise November. Everybody shut the fuck up"

"No Noise November. Everybody shut up"

"No Noise November. Everyone shut the fuck up"

"No Noise November. Everyone shut up"

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 ever wins when you order Thai food"

"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 Antarctica has COVID-19. It's because they are ice-o-lated"

"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 going to give you the education you need to overthrow them"

"No one is listening until you make a mistake"

"No one is more judgmental than a waitress questioning if you’ve saved room for dessert"

"No one knows the true struggle of grocery shopping until they are put on a low sodium diet"

"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 rules if no one obeys"

"No One Under 21 Must Have ID" (business sign)

"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 hear your opinion. They want to hear their opinion coming out of your mouth"

"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 one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty days a year fails to make his family rich"

No Orleans (New Orleans nickname)

"No pain, no gain" (exercise adage)

"No pain, no gain. Shut up and train"

"No pain, no grain"

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 politician can give you your liberty because it was never theirs to give in the first place"

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 pressure, no diamonds"

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

"No recommended daily amount of fish oil has been codified"

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

"No run, no fun" (fishing adage)

"No run, no fun" (running adage)

"No science, no beer"

"No second prize in politics"

"No senior citizen discounts. You have had twice as long to get the money" (sign)

"No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway"

"No sense in being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway"

"No Shirt, No Shoes, No Mask, No Service" (business sign)

"No Shoes, No Shirt, No Mask, No Service" (business sign)

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 struggle, no strength" ("Where there is no struggle, there is no strength")

No Such Agency (National Security Agency or NSA nickname)

"No sweat, no beauty. No squat, no booty"

"No sweet without sweat"

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

"No taxation without respiration" (no estate tax)

"No tea, no shade"

"No tea, no shade, no pink lemonade"

"'No, thanks. I'm a vegetarian,' is a fun thing to say when someone hands you their baby"

"'No thanks, I'm vegetarian' is a fun thing to say when someone tries to hand you their baby"

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

"No Vacancy" (bumper sticker)

No Vax. No Visit (vaccination and visitation policy)

"No war but class war" (NWBCW or NWBTCW)

"No way, José"

"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn"

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

NPCNN (CNN nickname)

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

NSFWFH (Not Safe For Work From Home)

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

Nuclear Option

Nuclear Taco

"Nuclear war can spoil your whole day"

"Nudeles: noodles cooked while naked"

"Nudeles: noodles eaten while naked"

"Nuestros sueños no caben en sus urnas" ("Our dreams do not fit in their ballot boxes")

"Nuestros sueños no caben en vuestras urnas" ("Our dreams do not fit in your ballot boxes")

"Nueva York! New York City! The big apple!" (Against All Odds film, 1984)

Nuke (to cook in a microwave oven)

Number Cruncher

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

"Nurses can really take the pressure"

"Nurses can take the pressure"

Nurse-in (protest for breastfeeding in restaurants)

Nutcracker and Nemo (sweet liquor punch)

"Nutella? Did the bank get rid of the old tella?"

"Nutella implies the existence of Oldtella"

"Nutella implies the existence of Mutella, Lamdatella and Omegatella"

Nutpicking (nut + nitpicking/cherry-picking)

"Nutri-Grain bars are just long Fig Newtons"

"Nutri-Grain bars are just longer Fig Newtons"

"Nutritional labels should include a 'What if I ate the whole damn thing?' section"

"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"

"Nutrition Fact: If you drink a gallon of water a day, you won't have time for other people's drama"

"Nutrition labels should have a 'What if I ate the whole damn thing?' section"


"Nuts are just tasty wood"

"Nuts are tree eggs"

"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")


NY1 ("just one guy")


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

N.Y.C. The Big Apple (Atari video game, 1984)

NYC Volunteer Expo

Nyets (Nets basketball team nickname)

NYE (New Year's Eve)

NYJew (New York University or NYU nickname)

NYPDK (New York Police Department + killer)


NYPD (New York Pass Defense)

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

NyTi (New York Times nickname)

NY Musical Theatre Festival

NY Pause (2019–20 coronavirus pandemic)