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 23, 2017
“How do you tell a proper joke about eating?"/"In jest.”

"Ingest” sounds like “in jest.” “I was going to write a joke about eating disorders, but it was tough to, in jest” was posted on Twitter on June 7, 2013.

A riddle was posted on Reddit—Jokes on September 23, 2017:

Q: How do you tell a proper joke about eating?
A: In jest.



Wiktionary: ingest
Pronunciation
. IPA(key): /ɪn.dʒɛst/
. Homophone: in jest
. Rhymes: -ɛst.
Verb
ingest
(third-person singular simple present ingests, present participle ingesting, simple past and past participle ingested)
1. To take into the body, as for digestion.

Twitter
Sean McIntyre‏
@seanfromsylvan
I was going to write a joke about eating disorders, but it was tough to, in jest. wink #puns #punny
9:25 PM - 7 Jun 2013

Twitter
Freda Beers‏
@FreeBeers
“@seanfromsylvan: I was going to write a joke about eating disorders, but it was tough to, in jest. wink” - so cheesy how could one not laugh
9:47 PM - 7 Jun 2013

Twitter
Jillian Balk‏
@PUNderpants
Paying for and eating a joke book: Investing in ingestion in jest #dijestvestment
12:21 PM - 10 Jan 2014

Twitter
Mobby‏
@ItzMobby
I used to joke around about having a drinking problem before I knew I actually had one. But a lot of truth is said in jest
4:51 AM - 29 Dec 2014

Reddit—Jokes
How do you tell a proper joke about eating?
submitted September 23, 2017 ago by DemiseofReality
In jest.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, September 23, 2017 • Permalink