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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from February 21, 2023
“Don’t feed me crap and tell me it’s ice cream”

“Don’t feed me bullshit/crap/manure/shit and tell me it’s ice cream” means “Don’t give me something bad and tell me it’s a special treat.” The expression has been cited in print since at least the 1990s and is of unknown authorship.
       
“They’ll eat any shit you feed them and they’ll tell you it’s ice cream” was posted on the newsgroup alt.horror on January 16, 1998. “Please swallow my absurd shit and tell me its ice cream” was posted on the newsgroup misc.writing.screenplays on July 30, 1998. “.It’s about NASCAR shoveling shit on our plates and telling us it’s ice cream” was posted on the newsgroup rec.autos.sport.nascar on September 14, 2000. “Yes I am angry. I am angry that you are trying to feed me s**t and tell me its ice cream” was posted on the newsgroup rec.games.chess.misc on December 24, 2000.
     
“Don’t feed me crap and tell me its ice cream” was posted on Twitter by Lauren Ford on April 22, 2009. “The problem is the media can’t seem to get enough of feeding us manure and telling us its ice cream” was posted on Twitter by A Diabetic Comic✊🏾BLM on July 22, 2010. “Dont feed me bullshit and tell me its ice cream” was posted on Twitter by Raymond garcia on March 14, 2011. “They are raining shit on us and telling us it’s ice cream” was posted on Twitter by Henry Makow on February 20, 2023. “They’re pissing on our snow and telling us it’s ice cream” was posted on Twitter by RoRo McD🐧 on February 21, 2023.
   
“‘don’t put sugar on shit and tell me it’s ice cream’ -queenblaze. best quote of 2017” was posted on Twitter by CLAM D.🪬 on August 9, 2017. “‘Don’t put sugar on shit and tell me it’s ice cream’ — Jamie Gadrim” was posted on Twitter by DREW on May 25, 2019. “You keep sprinkling sugar on shit and trying to convince us it’s ice cream…....” was posted on Twitter by Emu Hugger on March 8, 2022.
   
“Don’t pee on my leg and tell me it’s raining” and “Don’t put sugar on shit and tell me it’s a brownie” are similar sayings.
       
   
Google Groups: alt.horror
SCREAM haters
WideScreenPig
Jan 16, 1998, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
They’ll eat any shit you feed them and they’ll tell you it’s ice cream (anybody remember New Kids On The Block? Poison? Vanilla Ice?).
 
Google Groups: misc.writing.screenplays   
Agents & Other Party Animals
David R. Neff
Jul 30, 1998, 3:00:00 AM
Jervis Dedalus

wrote:
> Get a life you assholes;
>learn to be different, to stand of your own accord.
 
Translation: Please swallow my absurd shit and tell me its ice cream.
     
Google Groups: rec.autos.sport.nascar
NASCAR says Earnhardt Manifold was OK
R a p p y
Sep 14, 2000, 3:00:00 AM
(...)
It’s not about either of those things….........It’s about NASCAR shoveling shit on our plates and telling us it’s ice cream.
 
Google Groups: rec.games.chess.misc
USCF sells out again
ABlue892
Dec 24, 2000, 4:14:43 AM
>Wow. You are so angry, that not only do you ignore facts and good
>news, you ignore when you are being agreed with.
 
Yes I am angry. I am angry that you are trying to feed me s**t and tell me its ice cream.
     
Google Groups: alt.religion.mormon
BOM/Brass Plates
Duwayne Anderson
Jul 29, 2002, 3:20:42 PM
I see a glass with mud in it, and someone telling me it’s ice cream.
   
Google Groups: houston.politics
Houston’s FINAL RALLY AGAINST PROP 12
Stu Gotts
Sep 14, 2003, 11:40:49 AM
(...)
No way! The “intelligent” part of the community will soon see that it’s just another way the legislatures and big business are feeding us shit and telling us it’s ice cream.
       
Twitter
Lauren Ford
@Coach__Lauren
“Don’t feed me crap and tell me its ice cream.” Ya feel me?
11:53 PM · Apr 22, 2009
   
Twitter
kxlx thxmvs
@whatkilesaid
@tiviritavara haha. You made that bed, you sleep in it. Don’t shit in a cone and tell me it’s ice cream.
12:38 PM · Aug 1, 2009
 
Twitter
Tom Young
@Tom_in_Nevada
Obama feeds us bullshit, tells us it’s ice cream, we lap it up like the dogs we are and ask for more.
9:12 AM · Aug 4, 2009
 
Twitter
Jarrod Kimber
@ajarrodkimber
Going at 8 runs an over is not acceptable in this total. Channel 9, stop selling us horse shit and telling us it’s ice cream.
5:14 AM · Feb 19, 2010
 
Twitter
A Diabetic Comic✊🏾BLM
@ChelcieRice
@GoodDayXtra The problem is the media can’t seem to get enough of feeding us manure and telling us its ice cream
8:17 AM · Jul 22, 2010
     
Twitter
P!NKtatum
@PiNKToiBox
you can’t feed me SHIT and tell me its ICE CREAM…
8:22 PM · Sep 7, 2010
   
Twitter
Raymond garcia
@LilManCentral
Dont feed me bullshit and tell me its ice cream.
8:03 PM · Mar 14, 2011
   
Twitter
Waltbanger
@Waltbanger101
Sorry but they can’t sh*t in my pocket and tell me it’s ice cream.
7:57 AM · Mar 31, 2011
   
Twitter
Dale Marie
@theworldofdale
at least ron paul doesn’t shit on my plate and tell me it’s ice cream
8:58 PM · Sep 7, 2011
 
Twitter
football!
@saffir_99
You can’t feed us crap and tell us it’s ice cream - or something like that.
@verizonwireless
1:12 PM · May 16, 2012
   
Twitter
Frank Byronn Glenn
@SpotonDemocracy
Picking Paul Ryan For VP Is Just The Koch Bros. Feeding Us “Elephant Turds” and Telling Us It’s “Ice Cream”! http://spotlightondemocracy.com/2012/08/the-koch-bros-picking-paul-ryan-as-the-gop-vp-is-just-them-checking-to-see-if-they-have-enough-money-they-can-feed-us-elephant-turds-and-make-us-think-its-ice-cream/
10:12 AM · Aug 16, 2012
       
Twitter
Dar
@NotoriousDar
Don’t be spoon-fed dog shit and let people tell you it’s ice cream.
6:20 PM · Aug 30, 2012
 
Twitter 
Seven Pounds of Pressure
@sweetsoul76
Don’t let someone feed you bullshit and tell you it’s ice cream. -my granny
2:08 AM · Jan 10, 2013
   
Twitter
Amber
@MyMomNoseBest
Don’t ever let anyone hand you shit and try to tell you it’s ice cream! CW
12:37 PM · Jan 28, 2013
   
Twitter
cwoods.
@idreamofglitter
@allistylez “do not shit in my hand & tell me it’s ice cream.” My feelings in a nut shell about my professional situation.
2:51 AM · Feb 3, 2013 from San Diego, CA
   
Twitter
mikey bee
@Beezwenger
you can’t feed me bullshit and tell me it’s ice cream…
10:57 PM · Sep 30, 2013
   
Twitter
Arthur Zitzka
@arthurzitzka
You can’t put shit in a cone and tell me it’s ice cream.
1:17 PM · Dec 3, 2013
   
Twitter
j a h b r e e
@BreeWorld
Don’t shit on me and tell me it’s ice cream
9:02 AM · Apr 16, 2014
   
Twitter
Mr.Wonderful
@crabsinabucket
Don’t serve me a pile of shit and tell me it’s ice cream
11:46 PM · Aug 27, 2014
 
Twitter
The Tiger Dog
@TigerDogB
or maybe we’re tired of you putting the same shit in a box and telling us it’s ice cream.
4:38 PM · Jun 26, 2016
   
Twitter
🇺🇸Patriot Jay News 🎄
@patriot_jaynews
Replying to @Mediaite
@sjreidhead More of the feeding us shit and telling us it’s ice cream!
8:42 PM · Sep 28, 2016
       
Twitter   
CLAM D.🪬
@itsmeclam
“don’t put sugar on shit and tell me it’s ice cream” -queenblaze
best quote of 2017
3:56 AM · Aug 9, 2017
 
Twitter
Tiff In Boots
@blinkynoeyes
Don’t spoon feed me bullshit and tell me it’s ice cream. I know the damned difference.
7:51 PM · Sep 24, 2018
 
Twitter
overhaze
@overhaze
I will never not be disgusted by major corporations attempts to feed you shit and tell you its ice cream. Fuck Tumblr and fuck Apple they never get another cent from me. #TumblrIsDeadParty
6:36 PM · Dec 3, 2018
 
Twitter
bad marmalade
@sabotthecat
The DWP want to feed us shit and tell us it’s ice cream
https://theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/14/universal-credit-department-work-pensions-pr
6:19 AM · May 15, 2019
   
Twitter
DREW
@Thebestdrew
“Don’t put sugar on shit and tell me it’s ice cream” — Jamie Gadrim
8:04 PM · May 25, 2019
 
Twitter 
Stephen H. Duke
@dukes02450240
Taking your hard earned money, feeding you bull shit and telling you its ice cream and you better eat it fast or it will go away.
Quote Tweet
Maj Toure
@MAJTOURE
·
Aug 24, 2020
Someone tell me…..
What is government good at?
Go.
9:42 PM · Aug 24, 2020
   
Twitter
Emu Hugger - #MakeWokeGoBroke.click
@EmuHugger
Replying to @POTUS
You keep sprinkling sugar on shit and trying to convince us it’s ice cream…....
5:50 PM · Mar 8, 2022
 
Twitter
wilson logan
@buckingfankers
Replying to @HenricCont @TIMGOLDFINCH and 31 others
For taxable income, which is negligible percentage of wealth for the 1% as a whole.
When I’m walking in manure don’t try and tell me its ice cream.
10:06 AM · Jun 9, 2022
 
Twitter
Old Vet Farmer
@2p_bravo
Replying to @EffWoke
These people actually believe, if they have a truck load of manure, and tell us it’s ice cream, we should just eat it.
No thank you!
6:58 PM · Jul 8, 2022
   
Twitter
Russell Swanson
@Russell13655709
Replying to @NEWSMAX
They’re trying to feed us bullshit and tell us its ice cream
10:30 AM · Dec 26, 2022
 
Twitter
Henry Makow
@HenryMakow
This screams “our situation is critical.”  It’s all about depopulation. Gender bending hormones are in lieu of killing children with vaccines. The ultra-rich Satanists want us dead and gone.
Just listen to Yuval Harari. They are raining shit on us and telling us it’s ice cream.
Quote Tweet
Henry Makow
@HenryMakow
·
Feb 20
Gender-Vax Mob Attack My Granddaughter
“We’ve now learned that the school has been behind a concerted attempt to pressure our GD to begin hormone treatment, without any parental guidance, or knowledge. She has been offered treatment many times we learn.”
https://henrymakow.com/2023/01/save-my-granddaughter.html
7:49 PM · Feb 20, 2023
 
Twitter
RoRo McD🐧
@BroccoliHikix
Replying to @dbearns
They’re pissing on our snow and telling us it’s ice cream.
4:58 PM · Feb 21, 2023

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