Lexicon Valley: How New York City got the nickname the Big Apple.

How Did New York Become the Big Apple?

How Did New York Become the Big Apple?

A show about the mysteries of English.
Sept. 8 2015 10:39 AM

How New York Became the Big Apple

Bob Garfield and Mike Vuolo discuss the true story behind the most famous municipal nickname.


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