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 July 23, 2017
“Roses are red. Violets are blue. Vodka costs less than dinner for two”

A anti-romantic vodka version of the “Roses are red...” poem is:

“Roses are red. Violets are blue. Vodka costs less than dinner for two.”

The saying went viral on Twitter on February 14, 2012 (Valentine’s Day), and has been printed on many images.


Twitter
Usman Zafar‏
@djzaf
Rosees are red, violets are blue Vodka costs less Than dinner for two #valentine #dubai
2:25 AM - 14 Feb 2012

WeKnowMemes
Roses Are Red Violets Are Blue Vodka Costs Less Than Dinner For Two
– FEBRUARY 14, 2012
POSTED IN: MEMES, PICS
roses are red violets are blue vodka is cheaper than dinner for twoRoses are red Violets are blue Vodka costs less Than dinner for two – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Odyssey
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Jessica Speer
Hate Valentine’s Day? Don’t have/ don’t need a valentine? Sick of the same ole song ‘n dance? Well, here are a few remedies for your stupid Cupid’s Day blues.

1. Get Lit
Roses are red, violets are blue, vodka costs less than dinner for two.

Twitter
Behlul‏
@behlul_official
#SingleBecause vodka costs less than dinner for two
10:28 AM - 14 Jul 2016

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Behlul‏
@behlul_official
#SingleBecause vodka costs less than dinner for two
10:28 AM - 14 Jul 2016

The Irish News
Iman posts heartbreaking Tweet for her ‘forever Valentine’ David Bowie
14 February, 2017 20:33
(...)
Singer Olly Murs appeared not to have any romantic plans for the evening as he tweeted: “Happy Valentine’s Day this is me tonight” with a photo of a man swigging from a bottle of vodka, captioned: “Roses are red, violets are blue, vodka costs less than dinner for two.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Sunday, July 23, 2017 • Permalink