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 October 15, 2011
“Let’s have a drink, let’s have some fun, because at last the job is done”

"Let’s have a drink, let’s have some fun, because at last the job is done” is a saying that’s on the wall of T.G.I. Friday’s restaurants. The toast has been cited in print since at least 1992 and is of unknown authorship.


Google Books
Crisp Toasts:
Wonderful words that add wit and class to every time you raise your glass

By Tripp Evans and Andrew Frothingham
New York, NY: St. Martinʼs Press
1992
Pg. 125:
Let’s have a drink,
Let’s have some fun.
Because at last
The job is done.

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Toasts for Every Occasion
By Jennifer Rahel Conover
New York, NY: New American Library
2001
Pg. ?:
Let’s have a drink,
Let’s have some fun,
Because at last,
The job is done.

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LittleVic_Ve October 15, 2010
“Let’s have a drink, let’s have some fun, because at last the job is done”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • (0) Comments • Saturday, October 15, 2011 • Permalink