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 September 02, 2017
“Alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but at least it’s the scenic route”

"Drugs may be the road to nowhere, but at least they’re the scenic route!” is a saying that was posted on the newsgroup rec.humor on May 7, 1991. The saying about drugs became popular and was extended to a saying about alcohol.

“Drugs/alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but a scenic road they provide” was posted on the newsgroup alt.drugs.chemistry on November 20, 2005. “Alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but at least its the scenic route” was posted on the newsgroup Osan Bulgogi Hash House Harriers on June 2, 2008.


Google Groups: rec.humor
A jester’s tale…
Simos Hadjiyiannis
5/7/91
(...)
Drugs may be the road to nowhere, but at least they’re the scenic route!

Google Groups: alt.drugs.chemistry
Difference between alcohol / liquors?
Ermac77
11/20/05
(...)
Drugs/alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but a scenic road they provide.

Google Books
The Hangover Survival Guide
By David L. Sloan and Christopher Shultz
Key West, FL: Phantom Press
2006
Pg. 30:
Alcohol may be the road to nowhere but at least it’s a silent route.

Google Groups: Osan Bulgogi Hash House Harriers
Clever Bar Sayings
But_His_Nut
6/2/08
- got beer?
- Alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but at least its the scenic route.

Twitter
Martha Clark‏
@MarthaJClark
“Alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but at least its the scenic route.” Take the road w/these hip beers - http://tinyurl.com/njc2ar
11:56 AM - 12 Aug 2009

Google Books
The Power of Positive Drinking
By Cleo Rocos
London, UK: Square Peg
2013
Pg. ?:
‘Alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but at least it’s the scenic route.’
Bartender.com

Twitter
Jordan‏
@Taylorsfool
Alcohol may be the road to nowhere, but at least it’s the scenic route
3:34 PM - 22 Jun 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, September 02, 2017 • Permalink