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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Entry from November 10, 2017
“Buy someone for what they’re worth; sell them for what they think they’ll bring”

Entry in progress—B.P.

A Way with Words
Buy Someone for What They’re Worth and Sell Them for What They Think They’ll Bring
Posted by Grant Barrett on October 14, 2017
For a clever way to describe someone as arrogant, you can always say, “I’d like to buy him for what he’s worth and sell him for what he thinks he’s worth” or “what he thinks he’ll bring.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, November 10, 2017 • Permalink