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 29, 2016
“Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits”

"Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits” is a saying that has been printed on many images. No author is usually credited.

“Many people look forward to the New Year to give them a new start on old habits” was cited in a 1969 newspaper. “Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits” was published in a 1980 book.


30 December 1969, Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), pg. 1, left masthead:
Many people look forward to the New Year to give them a new start on old habits.

Google Books
14,000 Quips & Quotes:
For Speakers, Writers, Editors, Preachers, and Teachers

By E. C. McKenzie
Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House
1990, ©1980
Pg. 225:
Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits.

17 January 2003, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), “Add this group to list of clubs to join in 2003” by Ollie Arseneau, pg. 3:
It has been said that many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits.

1 January 2004, Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ), “Thoughts for a New Year,” pg. E3, col. 4::
Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits.—Anonymous

Google Groups: alt.culture.us.1970s
What are you resolutions for the New Year?
Rick Greenly
1/3/04
“Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.”
--Unknown

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Puns of the Weak 01-02-04 Part 1 Gnus and Holy Daze
Stan Kegel
1/3/04
(...)
Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits. (Gunjan)

Google Books
Resolutions & Reflections for the New Year:
A Time for Creative Change

By Alicia Brent
Published by author
2014
Pg. ?:
Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.
Unknown

Google Books
New Years Jokes For Kids
By Peter Crumpton
PeteyRF Creative
2015
Pg. ?:
Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits. ― Anonymous.

Twitter
Denise W Barreto
‏@DeniseWBarreto
Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits. ~Author unknown
4:30 PM - 29 Dec 2016

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