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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“Rule #1 to working out: Never skip Monday” (5/26)
“Music picks you up from where people leave you” (5/26)
“Why are computers always hungry?"/"Because they can only eat microchips.” (5/26)
“My college graduation was in an arena, and it was hot in there, like 5,000 degrees” (5/26)
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Entry from June 18, 2015
“I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got over it”

"I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got over it” is a jocular line that has been printed on ecards. “I used to have a fear of hurdles, but i got over it” was cited on Twitter on March 25, 2010.


Twitter
Craig Bennett
‏@_theclyde
I used to have a fear of hurdles, but i got over it.
6:55 AM - 25 Mar 2010

Twitter
Jenna Rose
‏@vieverose
I used to have a fear of hurdles, but i got over it
7:10 AM - 25 Mar 2010

Twitter
mantic59
‏@mantic59
When I first tried out for track & field in high school I used to have a fear of hurdles.  But i got over it.  #pun
7:56 AM - 25 Mar 2010

My Literary Quest
Fun Friday: That’s Punny!
Posted by: Jodi | April 23, 2010
(...)
. I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got over it.

Google Books
A Freudian Slip Is When You Say One Thing but Mean Your Mother:
879 Funny, Funky, Hip, and Hilarious Puns

By Gary Blake
New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing
2012
Pg. ?:
I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got over it.

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of One-Liners
By Geoff Tibballs
London: Constable & Robinson Ltd.
2012
Pg. ?:
I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got over it.

Dewjiblog
Why Life Would Be No Pun Without These
31 July 2014 By dewjiblog
(...)
. I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got over it.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Thursday, June 18, 2015 • Permalink