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 March 11, 2017
“Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?"/"They’re very short-tempered!”

A leprechaun riddle is:

Q: Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?
A: They’re very short=tempered!


The joke has been cited in print since at least 2001.


Kidsjokes.co.uk (June 23, 2001)
St Patricks Day Jokes
Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?
Because they’re very short-tempered!

Google Groups: alt.humor.jewish
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Stan Kegel
3/21/04
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Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?
Because they’re very short-tempered! (Kegel Archives)

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Some Irish jokes for St. paddy’s tomrrow. Enjoy.
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3/17/07
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Q: Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?
A:Because they’re very short-tempered!

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Beverly Schmitt‏
@BeverlySchmitt
Q.  Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?
A.  Because they’re very short-tempered!
10:32 AM - 17 Mar 2009

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Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?
Because they’re very short-tempered!

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Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with?
Because they’re very short-tempered!

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#CleanJokes Q: Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with? A: Because they’re very short-tempered! http://ow.ly/3dt5f3
11:33 AM - 12 Apr 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
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