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 June 06, 2017
“What do you call a sad watermelon?"/"Melancholy.”

A watermelon riddle is:

Q: What do you call a sad watermelon?
A: Melancholy.


“Melon-choly” or “melon-cholic” are sometimes given as answers in the joke. “Oh yeah, me and my friend are writing a story about a sad watermelon. It’s called ‘Meloncholy’ geddit?” was posted on Twitter on October 3, 2012.


Twitter
Dumbledore Lives‏
@DumbledoreLives
Oh yeah, me and my friend are writing a story about a sad watermelon.
It’s called ‘Meloncholy’ geddit? xD
~Nimbus ze Admin
3:23 PM - 3 Oct 2012

Twitter
🌹Alison Cowan 🌹‏
@AlisonCowan
Replying to @m_sherrington
@m_sherrington Love it. I see your beetroot and raise you a sad watermelon.
)"FEELING A BIT MELONCHOLY” is on the picture of a watermoelon.—ed.)
1:33 PM - 6 Jul 2014

Twitter
Austin Strayer‏
@Austin_933
What do you call a sad watermelon?
MELANCHOLY!!
8:24 PM - 20 Jan 2015

Twitter
Morgan Coolick‏
@morganshayee
“What do you call a sad watermelon? MELONcholy” -Halli Rider
4:21 PM - 19 Aug 2015

Twitter
~MiniToaster~‏
@FuckITripped
What’s a sad watermelon?
MELONcholy
7:35 PM - 19 Jan 2016

Twitter
JAKEALLYN‏
@jakeallyn
what do you call a sad watermelon?
melon-cholic!
:D :D :D
3:28 PM - 29 May 2016

Reddit—Jokes
What do you call a sad watermelon?
submitted September 21, 2016 by imfuckingvietnamese
melancholy

Reddit—Jokes
What do you call a sad watermelon?
submitted June 7, 2017 by DoubleclickEB
Melancholy

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, June 06, 2017 • Permalink