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 April 15, 2016
“Why was the blonde late for work?"/"She was stranded on the broken escalator.”

A “dumb blonde” joke that involves employment is:

Q: Why was the blonde late for work?
A: She was stranded on the broken escalator.


“Why was the stupid man late for work? The escalator got stuck” was cited in a newspaper feature in 1978. The blonde joke was cited on Twitter on July 10, 2009.


Goole News Archive
8 December 1978, The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, VA), “Fun Time—The Riddle Box,” pg. 17, col. 4:
Why was the stupid man late for work?
The escalator got stuck.

Twitter
Chris
‏@gansettbeach
Why was the blonde late for work? She was stranded on the broken escalator.
#joke
8:11 PM - 10 Jul 2009

Twitter
LadyHaHa
‏@LadyHAHA
Q: Why was the blonde late for work?
A: She was stranded on the broken escalator.
5:25 PM - 6 Sep 2009

Twitter
D-Real™
‏@iGetBallsDeep
Why# was the #blond late for work? She was stranded on the broken escalator.
7:20 PM - 9 Oct 2009

Facebook
Mia Sidener
April 8, 2015 ·
Q: Why was the blonde late for work? A: She was stranded on the broken escalator.

YouTube
Jokes - Why was the blonde late for work? She was stranded on the broken escalator.
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Published on Aug 13, 2015
Joke :
Why was the blonde late for work?
She was stranded on the broken escalator.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, April 15, 2016 • Permalink