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 October 14, 2010
“Bankers do it with interest”

"Bankers do it with interest” is one of many professional “do it” jokes that have been put on T-shirts and bumper stickers. “Bankers Do It With Interest” has been cited in print since at least July 1978.


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“Bankers Do It” Gifts

Google Books
July 1978, Texas Monthly, pg. 181 ad:
Bankers Do It With Interest
("DO IT” T-shirts—ed.)

15 April 1979, Los Angeles (CA) Times, pg. OC-B1:
Consider the simple “do it” theme that is proclaimed from every other license plate frame: Bankers do it with interest, divers do it deeper, etc. etc.

Google Books
How do they do it?:
A collection of wordplays revealing the sexual proclivities of man and beast

By Reinhold Aman
Waukesha, WI: Maledicta Press
1983
Pg. 11:
Bankers do it for money.
Bankers do it interestingly.
Bankers do it only with collateral.
Bankers do it with interest.

Google Books
Buck Fever: A Blanco County, Texas, Novel
By Ben Rehder
New York, NY: St. Martin’s
2003, ©2002
Pg. 142:
It was green, the color of money, and it had a bumper sticker on the rear window that said, BANKERS DO IT WITH INTEREST.

New York (NY) Post
RETIRE TO THE BEDROOM
SEX FEST AT OLD-TIMERS’ HOTTEST SPOT
By STEFANIE COHEN
Posted: 3:09 AM, January 25, 2009
(...)
Tucker sports a gold charm around his neck that reads, “Bankers do it with interest.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • (0) Comments • Thursday, October 14, 2010 • Permalink