Posts Tagged ‘NYC’
Written on February 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm
‘the big apple’ ?.. there are many theories but not one definitive answer as to why new york city got this nick name. interesting find below.. if a little vague!
One is that it derives from the translation by jazz musicians of the Manzana area as ‘apple orchard’. Another explanation has it that jazz musician’s slang for engagement was ‘apple’ and that a date in New York was the ‘big apple’. The phrase was certainly current in jazz music circles …