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 September 12, 2017
“How can you help a starving cannibal?"/"Give them a hand.”

A popular cannibal riddle is:

Q: How can you help a starving cannibal?
A: Give him/them a hand.


The joke was posted on the newsgroup alt.humor.puns on October 11, 2002.


Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Puns of the Weak 10/11/02
Stan Kegel
10/11/02
(...)
How can you help a starving cannibal?
Give them a hand! (Jerry, 9)

Google Books
The World’s Funniest Monster Jokes for Kids
By Guy Campbell and Mark Devins
London, UK: Egmont
2003
Pg. 52:
How can you help a starving cannibal?
Give him a hand!

4 May 2003, Newsday (Long Island, NY), “Smiles,” Kidsday, pg. 1:
How can you help a starving cannibal?
Give him a hand.
- Leigh Hubbard

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Kids Puns of the Weak 10-26-04
Stan Kegel
10/26/04
(...)
How can you help a starving cannibal?
Give them a hand!

Twitter
Eric Weiss‏
@ZombieRiot
How can you help a starving zombie?...Give them a hand.  #zombietalk
6:37 PM - 21 Apr 2009

Google Books
Insults Anywhere Kids Presents
Joke Book Of The Living Dead

By Franklin Yantz
Insults Anywhere at Smashwords
2011
Pg. ?:
How can you help a starving cannibal?
Give them a hand !

Google Books
The Funniest Spooky Joke Book Ever
By Joe King
London, UK: Anderson Press Limited
2011
Pg. 28:
How can you help a starving monster?
Give them a hand

Google Books
Scooby-Doo’s Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes!
By Michael Dahl
North Mankato, MN: Capstone Young Readers
2015
Pg. 117:
What’s the best way to help a starving zombie?
Give him a hand!

Twitter
Lucky Score‏
@LuckyScoreNet
How can you help a starving cannibal?
Give
them a hand !
#Joke from #CannibalJokes in #Jokes, #Humor and #Satire
3:59 PM - 13 Sep 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 • Permalink