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 December 20, 2016
“What kind of ball doesn’t bounce?"/"A snowball.”

A snow riddle is:

Q: What kind of ball doesn’t bounce?
A: A snowball.


The riddle was posted to the newsgroup alt.tv.lost on September 28, 2005.

Other snowball riddles include “What do you call a snowman party?"/"A snowball,” “What’s the difference between snowmen and snowwomen?"/"Snowballs” and “Where do snowmen go to dance?"/"To a snowball.”


Google Groups: alt.tv.lost
OT: snowman jokes
AirDuct-Kate
9/28/05
(...)
What sort of ball doesn’t bounce ?
A snowball !

Google Books
On Thin Ice
By Nancy E. Krulik
New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap
2007
Pg. 110:
“What sort of ball doesn’t bounce?” the teacher read from a snowflake.

“A snowball!” Emma S. told him. “I didn’t even need a snowflake to know the answer. It’s an old riddle.”

Twitter
Kenny Jahng
‏@kkcoolj
What kind of ball doesn’t bounce? . . .  . . . . . .  A SNOWBALL!  hehehehehe
6:17 PM - 7 Dec 2009

Google Books
Christmas Jokes and Riddles for Kids
By Christy Davis
Published by author
2013
Pg. ?:
What kind of ball doesn’t bounce?
A snowball.

Google Books
Horrid Henry’s Jumbo Joke Book (3-in-1)
By Francesca Simon
Illustrated by Tony Ross
New York, NY: Hachette Children’s
2015
Pg. ?:
What sort of ball doesn’t bounce?
A snowball.

Google Books
Gigglers: Christmas Jokes
By Toby Reynolds
London: Scholastic Fiction
2015
Pg. 69:
Q. What kind of ball doesn’t bounce?
A. A snowball! 

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Tuesday, December 20, 2016 • Permalink