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 27, 2016
“When I found out my microwave wasn’t waterproof, I was shocked”

A jocular one-liner about a microwave oven is:

“When I found out my microwave wasn’t waterproof, I was shocked.”

The “shocking” pun was cited on Twitter on May 21, 2012.


Twitter
Fari
‏@athiffardi
When I found out my microwave wasn’t waterproof, I was shocked.
4:21 AM - 21 May 2012

Twitter
Cara Lewis
‏@flutegirl26
When I found out my microwave wasn’t waterproof, I was shocked. #cornyjokes
4:01 PM - 30 May 2012

Apostolic Friends Forum
timjoiner
12-20-2012, 10:33 AM
I Was Shocked To Find Out My Microwave Wasn’t Waterproof

reddit
When I found out that my microwave wasn’t waterproof, I was shocked (self.oneliners)
submitted March 8, 2015 by spreedster

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When I found out my microwave wasn’t waterproof…
submitted December 17, 2015 by ajp_123
I was shocked!

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Monday, June 27, 2016 • Permalink