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 December 11, 2014
“If you watch an Apple store get robbed, are you an iWitness?” (joke)

"If you watch an Apple store get robbed, are you an iWitness?” is a jocular saying that has been printed on many ecards. “Joke....what do you call a person who sees a murder in an Apple Store? ....an iWitness” was cited on Twitter on March 14, 2011. “If you watch an Apple store get robbed, are you an iWitness?” was cited on Twitter on June 21, 2011.


Wikipedia: Apple Store
The Apple Store is a chain of retail stores owned and operated by Apple Inc., dealing with computers and consumer electronics. The stores sell Macintosh personal computers, software, iPods, iPads, iPhones, third-party accessories, and other consumer electronics such as Apple TV.

Twitter
Terrance P.
‏@FridayBeatz_
Joke....what do you call a person who sees a murder in an Apple Store? ....an iWitness.
8:38 PM - 14 Mar 2011

Twitter
Mxrcel. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
‏@VivaLaCelly
RT @NigerianNytmare: If you watch an Apple store get robbed, are you an iWitness?
6:02 PM - 21 Jun 2011

Twitter
‏@EloOsunde
That was funny! Like I actually laughed.. “@King_Goodlife: If you witness someone robbing an Apple Store are you an iwitness?”
1:25 PM - 24 Jun 2011

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of One-Liners
By Geoff Tibballs
London: Constable & Robinson Ltd.
2012
Pg. ?:
If you watch an Apple store getting robbed, are you an iWitness?

Google Books
5,000 Great One Liners
Br Grant Tucker
London: The Robson Press
2012
Pg. ?:
If you watch an Apple store get robbed, are you an iWitness?

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, December 11, 2014 • Permalink