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 November 19, 2016
“What do you call cheese that is sad?"/"Bleu cheese.”

Does bleu cheese get the blues? A bleu cheese riddle is:

Q: What do you call cheese that is sad?
A: Bleu cheese.


The cheesy joke has been cited in print since at least 2004.


Civilization Fanatics Center
100 Cheesiest Jokes
36 Q: What food is the saddest?
A: Bleu Cheese!
Perfection, Aug 19, 2004

Twitter
cassarole
‏@lanceratheart
What do you call cheese that’s feeling down?
Bleu cheese #cheesejokes
9:32 PM - 2 Nov 2012

Twitter
Devin
‏@WeekndNachos
@twerk4bands do what do you call sad cheese
bleu cheese
ha
11:20 PM - 11 May 2013

Twitter
Pizza HutVerified account
‏@pizzahut
@iNoshCookies What do you call cheese that is sad?...Bleu cheese. We never want you to be bleu!
11:16 AM - 21 Aug 2013

Twitter
Jeremy Baker
‏@jerbakk
What do you call a sad piece of cheese?
A Bleu cheese.
#classicjokewednesday @ughhkarla
11:02 PM - 4 Nov 2015

BuzzFeed
11 Utterly Cheesy Jokes That Still Make You Laugh
Beyond cheesy. Indulge your love of cheese with Old El Paso™ Bold Stand ‘n Stuff™ Nacho Cheese Taco Shells.

posted on Sept. 3, 2014, at 10:58 a.m.
Old El Paso
Brand Publisher
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3. What do you call cheese that’s depressed?
Bleu Cheese

Twitter
Bill Helton
‏@7colonel7
What do you Call Sad Cheese?  Bleu Cheese!
5:09 PM - 17 Sep 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, November 19, 2016 • Permalink