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 24, 2017
“I’m retired. Every day is Saturday”

"I’m retired. Every day is Saturday” is a saying that has been printed on many images. Every Day is Saturday (1934) was the title of a collection of essays from The New Yorker magazine by E. B. WHite (1899-1985).

“When I asked him how he was enjoying retirement, he said, ‘It’s nice. Every day is like Saturday’” was printed in a 1969 newspaper.


OCLC WorldCat record
Every Day is Saturday. [Reprinted from “The New Yorker."].
Author: E B White
Publisher: Pp. xi. 242. Harper & Bros.: New York & London, 1934.
Edition/Format: Print book : English

19 October 1969, Greensboro (NC) Daily News, “Business Beat” by Conrad Paysour, pg. C3, col. 1:
Every Day Is Saturday
The other day, I ran into Jimmy Poole, who retired about a year ago from North Carolina National Bank where he was a senior vice president.

When I asked him how he was enjoying retirement, he said, “It’s nice. Every day is like Saturday.”

16 July 1974, Newsday (Long Island, NY), “COTTIN: ‘Let’s turn leisure into an asset with a new? U.S. agency” by Lou Cottin, pg. 11A, col. 1:
Right now, every day is Saturday. All weeks are vacation.

28 March 1980, Hartford (CT) Courant, “When Every Day is Saturday” by John Lacy, pg. 19, col. 4:
“I’ve known some people who say they are going toi retire—and there’s some fear there, I suppose.

“But to me,” says Bob, “every day is Saturday.”

Google Books
Harvard Business School Bulletin
1992
Pg. 44:
Retirement means that every day is Saturday, and I wish only good luck and good success to all who still rise to fight the good fight every day in America’s struggling economy.

OCLC WorldCat record
The Transition to retirement : when every day is Saturday.
Author: Janet Fast; Judith A Frederick; Statistics Canada. Housing, Family and Social Statistics Division.
Publisher: Ottawa : Statistics Canada, Housing, Family & Social Statistics Division, 1998.
Series: Days of our lives, time use and transitions over the life course : research paper, no. 5.
Edition/Format: Print book : Government publication : English
Database: WorldCat
Summary:
This study explores the effect of the transition to retirement on time use and quality of life, based on data from Statistics Canada’s 1998 General Social Survey on time use. Data are reported separately for men & women. The study population is divided into several distinct groups: employed full time, employed part time, retired, and (for women) keeping house. Comparative data are presented & discussed for the two groups’ use of time (mean hours per day overall and by day of the week) in four categories of activities: paid work, unpaid work, self-care, and leisure. The study also presents results of responses to survey questions related to time stress, measures of well-being, satisfaction with life, generalized stress, and measures of time poverty or surplus.

OCLC WorldCat record
Every day is Saturday : a Christian guide to a fantastic retirement
Author: L James Harvey; Jackie Harvey
Publisher: St. Louis : Concordia Pub. House, ©2000.
Edition/Format: Braille book : Braille : Secondary (senior high) school : English

Google Books
Merlyn’s Mind:
Book Three of the
Merlyn’s Mind Series

By Richard Orndorff
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse
2008
Pg. 208:
“Everyday is Saturday when you’re retired,” added Richard.

Twitter
Julie Gallaher‏
@JulieGallaher
i just realized that tomorrow is friday—cuz when you’re retired every day is saturday & every saturday is the 4th of July!
12:49 AM - 6 Feb 2009

Twitter
Gary‏
@grnwav
T.G.I.F..............Oh wait,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,I’m retired, every day is Saturday. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, you rock!!!!
1:54 PM - 8 May 2009

Twitter
Algernon Fross‏
@fxp123
i’m retired so everyday is Saturaday R @_DINA: RT @fxp123: @_DINA gd 4 U & 4 me every day is Saturday (LOL :D ~ gd 1, Algernon!)
3:47 AM - 31 Jul 2009

Google Books
20 Retirement Decisions You Need to Make Right Now
By Ray LeVitre
Naperville, IL: Sphinx Publishing
2010
Pg. 335:
Retirement means every day is Saturday. It’s time to enjoy life.

Google Books
Freshman vs. Self:
Memoirs from the Ninth Grade

By Alexa Garvoille and Kaitlin Medlin
Durham, NC: DSA Publishkng
2012
Pg. 329:
He’s in his classic everyday-is-Saturday garb now that he’s retired: ragged jean shorts with a key ring on a belt loop, a little league T-shirt (one of my cousin’s all-star teams), a golf hat, and worn-out white sneakers.

Twitter
Lynda Fitzgerald‏
@Lyndafitz
On January 15, I retired from PwC. A friend even gave me a hat that reads, “I’m Retired. Every day is Saturday.” Amen sisters!
4:17 PM - 23 Feb 2016

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