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:
“After winning, I threw the ball into the crowd. Apparently, that’s unacceptable in bowling” (5/23)
“She made French toast and got her tongue caught in the toaster” (5/22)
“The universe is made of protons, neutrons, electrons and morons” (5/22)
“The job requires me to get a potato clock” (get up at eight o’clock) (5/22)
“I found the key to success, only to discover that the door was never locked” (5/22)
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Entry from September 25, 2016
“My father walks into a bar…” (bar joke)

“A guy walks into a bar...” is a typical form of what has been called the “bar joke.” One version—an anti-joke—is:

“A man walked into a bar...and stayed there for the rest of my childhood.”

“So this man walks into a bar...and he stays there for the rest of my childhood...” was posted on Twitter on April 14, 2010. “A man walked into a bar… and he stated there my entire fucking childhood” was posted on Twitter on October 31. 2012. “My father walks into a bar… And stays there for the rest of my childhood” was posted on Reddit on September 25, 2016.


Twitter
Isabella V
‏@isarime
So this man walks into a bar...and he stays there for the rest of my childhood…
11:08 AM - 14 Apr 2010

Twitter
Bad Joke Eel
‏@BadJokeEel_
A man walked into a bar…
and he stated there my entire fucking childhood.
9:20 PM - 31 Oct 2012

Twitter
Paige Fenton
‏@Paigeaf7
“So my dad walks into a bar....And spends the rest of my childhood there..” “Oh I’m sorry that was an accident.. Like my birth” @MaddNj 😭
11:36 PM - 20 Jun 2014
Avenel, NJ

Twitter
Nick
‏@FroyoNinja
A man walked into a bar
And stayed there for the rest of my childhood
10:33 PM - 10 Sep 2015

Reddit
zues1219 September 11, 2015
A man walks into a bar.
And stays there my entire childhood.

Twitter
ColleenElizabeth
‏@Satans_monster
A man walks into a bar, and doesn’t walk back out for half my childhood.
5:20 PM - 7 Oct 2015

Reddit
A man walks into a bar…
submitted October 17, 2015 by die247
and stays there my entire childhood.

Twitter
Carson
‏@nonstopforest
A man walks into a bar. He stays there for most of my childhood.
12:15 PM - 23 Nov 2015

Twitter
moon man
‏@OGMasedgod
A man walked into a bar.....
...and stayed there for the rest of my childhood
1:42 AM - 13 Sep 2016

Reddit
My father walks into a bar…
submitted September 25, 2016 by Charcoalthefox
And stays there for the rest of my childhood.

Posted by Barry Popik
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