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 October 15, 2016
“What did the lettuce say to the celery?"/"Quit stalking me!”

A popular pun about the celery stalk is:

Q: What did the lettuce say to the celery?
A: Quite stalking me!


A form of the joke was printed in Boys’ Life magazine in May 1985.


Google Books
May 1985, Boys’ Life, “Think & Grin,” pg. 73, col. 1:
Andy Apple: What did the orange say to the celery?
Pearly Pear: I don’t know. What?
Andy Apple: Quit stalking me.— Ryan Olson, El Cerrito, Calif.

RawGuru—Jokes (September 12, 2004)
Q: What did the lettuce say to the celery?
A: Quit stalking me.

Luggage Tuesdays by Mike Spiegelman
Salad Jokes 2008: Waldorf Salad Jokes
at Saturday, August 02, 2008
(...)
What did the apples say to the celery?
“Stop stalking me!”

Twitter
Amber Dockstader
‏@Cam_Anju
RT @RawmanWalking: Q. What did the lettuce say to the celery?A. Are you stalking me?i KNOW THEY R CORNY JOKES WHAT DO U EXPECT FRM A #VEGAN
10:03 PM - 20 Aug 2009

Google Books
101 Short and Hilarious Jokes for Kids:
Jokes They’ll Tell Again and Again

By Scott Allen
Delabarre Publishing at SMashwords
2010
Pg. ?:
What did the lettuce say to the celery?
“Quit stalking me!”

Secret Seed Society
Top 100 veggie jokes of all time
April 27, 2011
Here’s a growing collection of the top 100 veggie jokes of all time…
(...)
COMMENTS
Evan on August 22, 2011 at 5:39 pm said:
What did the lettuce say to the celery?
Quit stalking me.

Google Books
101 Amazing Food Jokes
By Jack Goldstein
Andrews UK Limited
2013
Pg. ?:
What did the lettuce say to the celery?
Quit stalking me!

Google Books
Belly Laugh Jokes for Kids:
350 Hilarious Jokes

By Sky Pony Editors
New York, NY: Sky Pony Press
2015
Pg. ?:
Q: What did the lettuce say to the celery?
A: Quit stalking me!

Twitter
Fresh Box Farms
‏@freshboxfarms
What did the Lettuce say to the Celery? Stop stalking me! 😉 #dadjokes
7:56 AM - 27 Jul 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, October 15, 2016 • Permalink