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.

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Entry from April 02, 2017
“Celery is nature’s dental floss”

"Celery is nature’s dental floss” is a jocular saying about stringy celery that has been printed on several images. “Celery? Bad idea. They don’t call it nature’s dental floss for nothing” was posted to a blog in 2007. “How about Celery! It’s the natural dental floss!” was posted on Twitter on April 28, 2009. “Celery is not only a tasty treat, but it’s also nature’s dental floss” was posted on Twitter on June 8, 2009.

“I like how celery has dental floss built right in” was posted on Twitter on April 1, 2017.


No Middle Initial
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2007
write when you find work
(...)
Celery? Bad idea. They don’t call it nature’s dental floss for nothing.

Twitter
Andrea Burgess‏
@echtburge
If you don’t de-string raw celery, it’s food and dental floss in one!
12:44 PM - 22 Apr 2009

Twitter
Nikki O.‏
@nikkiallenpics
Replying to @GlamWifeBlog
@barecanvas @cinda How about Celery! It’s the natural dental floss!
4:25 PM - 28 Apr 2009

Twitter
mock‏
@mock
celery is not only a tasty treat, but it’s also nature’s dental floss
1:20 PM - 8 Jun 2009

Twitter
cathy marshall‏
@ccmarshall
Toothsome (and cheap) Chinese take-out for dinner. Celery is nature’s dental floss.
8:36 PM - 12 Jul 2009

Twitter
Kate Anderson‏
@wadingboid
Replying to @kmwalsh
@kmwalsh @moeskido Ah celery. Nature’s irritating dental floss.
3:39 PM - 11 Jan 2010

Conejo Valley Dental Institute
Christmas Means Tasty Goodies and Possible Tooth Decay
December 15, 2013 By admin
(...)
Eat plenty of veggies like carrots and broccoli, and don’t forget the celery as it really is nature’s dental floss

Facebook
Timothy J Osborne
September 4, 2015 ·
Celery: nature’s dental floss. #ihadchickenwingsfordinner #morethanjustagarnish

Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
The best & worst foods for your teeth
Posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 8:53 am
by Sally Rummell
Celery is an excellent dietary choice. Full of water and fibrous strands, it is basically nature’s dental floss.

Twitter
Marta Effing Ketchup‏
@MartaEffing
I like how celery has dental floss built right in.
3:57 PM - 1 Apr 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, April 02, 2017 • Permalink