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 September 23, 2017
“What did the cauliflower bank robber say to the broccoli getaway driver?"/"Floret.”

The word “floret” (a cluster of flower buds) is pronounced in English as “floor it.” In French, the word “floret” sounds like “floor-ay.” There have been several “Floor it!” puns.

“What did the broccoli say during the police chase? ‘FLORET!’” was posted on Twitter on March 29, 2013. “Q: What did the fugitive broccoli say when he heard sirens closing in? A: Floret!” was posted on Twitter on June 2, 2013.

A riddle was posted on Reddit—Jokes on September 23, 2017:

Q: What did the cauliflower bank robber say to the broccoli getaway driver?
A: Floret.



Twitter
tweet jesus‏
@thesmokinghyena
What did the broccoli say during the police chase? “FLORET!”
8:14 PM - 29 Mar 2013

Twitter
Katherine Harrison‏
@KidlitKat
Q: What did the fugitive broccoli say when he heard sirens closing in? A: Floret!
4:01 PM - 25 Jun 2013

Twitter
Craig Beadle‏
@CraigJBeadle
Q: What did the broccoli say to the getaway driver? A: Floret #GoldCrackers
4:54 PM - 20 Oct 2013

Twitter
Austen‏
@heroofthebeach
What did the broccoli say during the car chase? “Floret!” (pronounced “floor it” rather than the correct french “flor-ay")
2:30 PM - 2 Nov 2013

Twitter
Jennifer B Thoreson‏
@JennThoreson
What did the cauliflower say to the broccoli while driving a race car?
FLORET!!!
#dailyjennpun
8:29 PM - 11 Mar 2015

Twitter
2sentimental‏
@bluecontinental
Replying to @turtletomorrow
@turtletomorrow Q: what did the broccoli say to the cauliflower when they were driving on the autobahn? A: Floret!
3:21 PM - 7 Jan 2016

Reddit—Jokes
What did the passenger broccoli say to the driver broccoli?
submitted March 3, 2016 by marksideofthemoon
Floret!

Twitter
Peter‏
@leisurelypete
What did the cauliflower say to the broccoli in the getaway car?
Floret!! #badworkjokes
9:18 PM - 26 Feb 2017

Reddit—Jokes
What did the cauliflower bank robber say to the broccoli getaway driver?
submitted September 23, 2017 by legthief
Floret.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, September 23, 2017 • Permalink