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

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Entry from February 09, 2017
“A man spilled his Scrabble set on the road. I asked, ‘What’s the word on the street?‘“

A pun about the term “word on the street” is:

“A man spilled his Scrabble set on the road, I asked, ‘What’s the word on the street?’”

“A man spilled his scrabble set on the road, i said “what’s the word on the street?’” was posted on Twitter on March 22, 2010.


Twitter
Michael Jay D
โ€@23mjd
a man spilled his scrabble set on the road, i said “what’s the word on the street?”
5:02 AM - 22 Mar 2010

Twitter
Mike Hauser
โ€@Hauser_Mike
Guy just spilled his Scrabble game on the street, I said “what’s the word on the street” boomtish #micf
5:03 AM - 22 Mar 2010

Twitter
Quokka
โ€@quokkaboy
A man had dropped his Scrabble set on the road. I said, “what’s the word on the street?”
5:05 AM - 22 Mar 2010

Reddit—Ask
REDDIT: Quick! What are some of the funniest short jokes you know?! (self.ask)
submitted November 28, 2011 by HrHoss13
(...)
DAsSNipez
A bloke walked up to me and said he’d dropped his scrabble set on the road.
I asked, ‘What’s the word on the street?’.

Facebook
Spotted: Carlisle
April 27, 2015 ยท
A man came up to me and said “I’ve just dropped my Scrabble set on the road!”
I asked, “What’s the word on the street?”

Google Groups: The Grif.net
12/14/15 Grif.Net - Overheard
Dr. Bob
12/14/15
(...)
Yesterday I saw a guy spill all his Scrabble letters on the road, so I had to ask him, “Hey, what’s the word on the street?”

Twitter
Jokes UK ๐Ÿ”ž
โ€@jokesuk
Someone dropped their Scrabble in the middle of the road.
That’s the word on the street anyway!
4:36 PM - 7 Feb 2016

Reddit—Jokes
Yesterday I saw a guy spill all his Scrabble letters on the road.
submitted May 10, 2016 by ByronCalloway
I asked him, “What’s the word on the street?”

19 December 2016, Fraser Coast Chronicle (Maryborough, Queensland), pg. 12:
Yesterday I saw a guy spill all his Scrabble letters on the road. I asked him, “What’s the word on the street?”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityStreets • Thursday, February 09, 2017 • Permalink