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 18, 2015
“I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger, and then it hit me”

"I wondered why the baseball/frisbee was getting bigger, and then it hit me” is a popular Internet joke of unknown authorship. “I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me” was cited in print in July 2005. “I was wondering why the frisbee was getting bigger....and then it hit me...” was cited in print in November 2005.


Agustus Online
Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Leave that pun alone!
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1. I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.

Serif
Jim B.
19th November 2005, 08:56 PM
(...)
I was wondering why the frisbee was getting bigger....and then it hit me…

Google Groups: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
OT: CPU heatsink “heat pipes”
Curmudgeon
1/11/06
(...)
I wondered why the Frisbee was getting bigger, and then it hit me.

FunPost.Net
Funniest Pun SMS Jokes smile
Wednesday, May 31st, 2006
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I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.

Twitter
Twila Marie
‏@twila_zoned
I wondered why the Frisbee was getting bigger, and then it hit me.
6:38 PM - 24 May 2007

Twitter
Marjory Meechan
‏@MarjyMeechan
I wondered why baseball was getting bigger and then it hit me!
6:05 PM - 1 Nov 2007

Google Books
Pretty Good Joke Book: 5th Edition
By Garrison Keillor
Minneapolis, MN: HighBridge Company
2009
Pg. ?:
I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger, and then it hit me.

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of One-Liners
By Geoff Tibballs
London: Constable & Robinson Ltd.
2012
Pg. ?:
I wondered why the Frisbee was getting bigger, and then it hit me.

Humoropedia
30 Funniest One Liner Jokes
PUBLISHED ON · JUNE 28, 2014
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18. I was wondering why the ball kept getting bigger and bigger, and then it hit me.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Thursday, June 18, 2015 • Permalink