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 26, 2016
“Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago?” (riddle)

A New York City riddle is:

Q: Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago?
A: Because he’s still living!


The riddle was posted on Twitter on February 3, 2012.


Twitter
wheng2ts
‏@whengtuts
Brain Exercise :
why can’’t a man living in new
york be buried in chicago ?
^®^
3:51 AM - 3 Feb 2012

Twitter
Agus Sugiarto, CNLP
‏@gus_sugiarto
Q: | Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago? #funnyriddles
10:29 PM - 27 May 2012

Twitter
Jamil Issifu
‏@JamilIssifu
•Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago? Because he’s still living
2:25 PM - 30 Jun 2012

YouTube
why cant a man living in new york be buried in chicago?
shalom nehaisi
Published on Apr 5, 2013
why cant a man living in new york be buried in chicago? funny riddle

Google Books
What a Joke!:
For Kids of All Ages

By Marlize Schmidt
Lulu Press, Inc. (Lulu.com)
2014
Pg. ?:
Q: Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago?
A: Because he’s still living!

Twitter
Racheal McCaig
‏@RachealMc
Q. Why can’t a man living in New York be buried in Chicago?
A. Because he’s still living…
11:03 AM - 10 Aug 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityNames/Phrases • Saturday, November 26, 2016 • Permalink