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 17, 2017
“My girlfriend told me to go out and get something that makes her look sexy…so I got drunk”

"My wife gave me £50 and said spend it on something that makes me look sexy. So I got drunk on Jack Daniels” was posted on Twitter on December 21, 2011. “Whilst out xmas shopping the misses said to get something that makes her look sexy....so i got drunk” was also posted on Twitter on December 21, 2011.

“My girlfriend told me to go out and get something that makes her look sexy, so i got drunk”—a popular form of the saying—was posted on Twitter on January 22, 2012.

The saying has been printed on several images.


Twitter
Lee S Photography‏
@lee2174
My wife gave me £50 and said spend it on something that makes me look sexy. So I got drunk on Jack Daniels
9:04 AM - 21 Dec 2011

Twitter
steven collins‏
@stecollins1
Whilst out xmas shopping the misses said to get something that makes her look sexy....so i got drunk
11:12 AM - 21 Dec 2011

Twitter
David Ulliott‏
@devilfish2011
Went xmas shopping wife said get something to make her look sexy !! So I got drunk
5:33 PM - 24 Dec 2011

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of One-Liners
Edited by Geoff Tibballs
London, UK: Constable & Robinson Ltd
2012
Pg. ?:
For her birthday, my wife told me to get something that would make her look sexy. So I got drunk.

Twitter
The Best Jokes‏
@BestJoker
My girlfriend told me to go out and get something that makes her look sexy, so i got drunk.
5:30 AM - 22 Jan 2012

Twitter
Luis F. Martinez‏
@luisfmjumper
“My wife told me to go get something that made her look sexy. So I got drunk.” that’s bad.
2:27 AM - 22 Apr 2012

Thought Catalog
50 Brilliant Sarcastic Jokes That Will Crack You Up When You’re Feeling Snarky
By Mélanie Berliet, March 4th 2016
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23. My girlfriend told me to go out and get something that makes her look sexy, so I got drunk.

Root Report
FUNNY, QUOTES / MAY 25, 2017
75+ Best Funny Sarcastic Quotes You Won’t Believe
(...)
My girlfriend told me to go out and get something that makes her look sexy… so I got drunk.

Reddit—Oneliners
My girlfriend told me to go out and get something that makes her look sexy… so I got drunk.
submitted October 18, 2017 by serenaa9

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 • Permalink