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New York city har omtrent 100 kjælenavn Foto: Shutterstock
New York city har omtrent 100 kjælenavn Foto: Shutterstock

Det dreier seg mye om New York på P5 denne uken. Så vi titter nærmere på "The big apple" som byen ofte kalles, den har også nesten hundre andre kallenavn . Vi har samlet de fleste


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Her er listen over noen av byens kjælenavn:

1. America's Leading Tourist Resort
2. America's Mecca
3. Father Knickerbocker
4. Gotham
5. The Bablyonian Bedlam
6. The Bagdad of the Subway
7. The Bagdad on the Hudson
8. The Banking Center of the World
9. The Big Apple
10. The Big Burg
11. The Big City
12. The Big Town
13. The Biggest Gateway to Immigrants
14. The Burg
15. The Business Capital of the Nation
16. The Business Capital of the World
17. The Capital of Finance
18. The Capital of the World
19. The Center of the World
(Brukt av norske Trygve Lie som var FNs første generalsekretærgeneral 7. Sept.1962)
20. The City
21. The City at the Crossroads of High Diplomacy
22. The City of Cities
23. The City of Friendly People
24. The City of Golden Dreams
25. The City of Islands
26. The City of Light
27. The City of Orchestras
28. The City of Skyscrapers
29. The City of Superlatives
30. The City of the World
31. The City of Towers
32. The City that Belongs to the World
33. The City that Never Sleeps
34. The City with Everything
35. The Cleanest Big City in the World
36. The Coliseum City
37. The Commercial Capital of America
38. The Commercial Emporium
39. The Corporate Capital of America
40. The Crossroads of the World
41. The Cuisine Capital of the World
42. The Cultural Capital of America
43. The Cultural Center of the Nation
44. The Cultural City
45. The Empire City
46. The Entertainment Capital of the World
47. The Fashion Capital of the World
48. The Fear City
49. The Financial Capital of the World
50. The Financial Hub
51. The First City of the World
52. The Friendly City
53. The Frog and Toe
54. The Front Office of American Business
55. The Fun City
56. The Fun City on the Hudson
57. The Greatest All-Year Round Vacation City
58. The Greatest Industrial Center in the World
59. The Headquarters of World Banking
60. The Hong Kong of the Hudson
61. The Host of the World
62. The Hub City of the World
63. The Hub of Transport
64. The Information City
65. The Land of Surprising Contrasts
66. The Mecca for Young Adults
67. The Media City
68. The Melting Pot
(drama by Israel Zangwill, 1908)
69. The Metropolis
70. The Metropolis of a Continent
71. The Metropolis of America
72. The Metropolitan City
73. The Mighty Manhattan
74. The Modern Gomorrah
75. The Money Town
76. The Most Colorful Exciting City in the World
77. The Movie-Making City
78. The Nation's First City
79. The Nation's Greatest City
80. The Nation's Largest Communications Center
81. The Nation's Largest Port
82. The Port of Many Ports
83. The Printing Capital of the World
84. The Restaurant City
85. The Science City
86. The Seat of Empire
87. The Super City
88. The University of Telephony
89. The Vacation City
90. The Wonder City
91. The Wonder City of the World
92. The Wonderful Town
93. The World Capital of Fashion
94. The World's Capital City
95. The World's Fair City
96. The World's Financial Capital
97. The World's Metropolis
98. The World's Most Exciting All Year Round Vacation Center