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 November 16, 2016
“What’s the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer?” (riddle)

A popular riddle about cranberries is:

Q: What’s the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer?
A: A pirate buries his treasure, but a cranberry farmer treasures his berries.


The riddle was printed in Boys’ Life magazine in April 2010.


Google Books
April 2010, Boys’ Life, “Think & Grin,” pg. 55, col. 2:
Pat: What’s the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer?
Jerry: I don’t know. What?
Pat: A pirate buries his treasure, but a cranberry farmer treasures his berries.
Patricia Johnson, Warrens, Wis.

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Question: What’s the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer?
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@OceanSprayInc A pirate buries his treasure, but a cranberry farmer treasures his berries
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Q: What’s the difference between a pirate & a cranberry farmer?
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