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.

Recent entries:
“He broke into song because he couldn’t find the key” (2/21)
“What do you call a drummer with half a brain?"/"Gifted.” (2/21)
“Gardeners always know the ground rules” (2/21)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (2/21)
“What do you call a black man flying a plane?"/"A pilot, you racist!” (2/21)
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Entry from July 25, 2015
Month 09—September

The following words or phrases are about September:

SEPTEMBER
“Don’t believe what you see in September” (baseball adage)
“How’s the new year going?"/"Shofar, so good.”
“Sell on Rosh Hashanah, buy on Yom Kippur” (Wall Street adage)
“September is when leaves and stocks tend to fall; On Wall Street it’s the worst month of all”
“Thirsty days hath September” (beer rhyme)
“Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall?"/"To make up for a bad summer.”
“Wins in April are just as important as wins in September” (baseball adage)
Sept-taper or Septaper (September + taper)

SEPTEMBER (first Monday)
“Never wear white after Labor Day” (fashion rule)

SEPTEMBER 11
9/11 (One Day’s Pay: National Day of Voluntary Service, Charity, Compassion)
“9/11 jokes aren’t funny. But the other 2 are”
“9/11 jokes aren’t funny. They’re just plane wrong”
“9/11 was an inside job”
“Everything I really need to know about Islam, I learned on September 11th, 2001”
“How are genders like the Twin Towers?” (joke)
“Knock, knock."/"Who’s there?"/"9/11."/"9/11 who?” (joke)
“The New York City police chief said, ‘We will never forget 9/11’” (joke)
“United we stand” (9/11 slogan)
“What did Osama Bin Laden cook on Iron Chef?"/"Big Apple Crumble.”
“What did the hot dog vendor say at the World Trade Center?” (joke)
“What does WTC stand for?"/"What Trade Center?”
“What was Osama Bin Laden’s favorite drink?"/"A double Manhattan.”
“What’s the difference between 9/11 and a cow?"/"You can’t milk a cow for X years.”
“What’s the worst name for a history lesson?"/"A crash course on 9/11.”
“What’s worse than 9/11?"/"311.”
“Whoever said white people can’t jump clearly hasn’t seen the footage from 9/11”
“Why can’t New Yorkers play chess?"/"They’re missing two towers.”
“Why did 10 die?"/"Because he was in the middle of 9/11.”
“Why do Americans make such a fuss about 9/11 anyway? What happened on the 9th of November?”
“Why were the twin towers sad?"/"They ordered pepperoni pizza and got plane.”
America’s Mayor
Ground Zero
Ground Zero Mosque

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityCalendar • Saturday, July 25, 2015 • Permalink