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 24, 2024
“Has anyone ever found their marbles?”

Marbles is a game. To “lose one’s marbles” is an idiom meaning “to become insane.”
     
“is wondering if anyone has found their marbles…they seem to be lost…” was posted on X/Twitter by SDPete on June 8, 2010. “has anyone ever found their marbles” was posted on X/Twitter by joshua f on June 17, 2019. “But has anyone ever found their marbles” was posted on X/Twitter by Elaine Murphy on November 25, 2020. “Has anyone ever found their marbles?” was posted on X/Twitter by 馃ВMad Hatter Mommy!!!鉂勶笍 on February 23, 2024.
 
     
Wikipedia: Marbles (games) 
Marbles is a game played with small, round glass balls called marbles.
 
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
lose one’s marbles
idiom
informal + humorous
: to become insane
   
X/Twitter
SDPete
@SLOTHDaddy
is wondering if anyone has found their marbles…they seem to be lost…
4:57 AM 路 Jun 8, 2010
   
X/Twitter
SarcastiKatt | Twitch Streamer
@SarcastiKat_
RT @freckles_405 “Uh-oh. Somebody found their marbles.” #RaisingHope cracks me up!!
9:27 PM 路 Sep 28, 2010
   
X/Twitter
Cheyenne Christine
@WalkingSofter
Has someone found their marbles? Could it be a marble can harness that much power? http://fb.me/2UvI9IqwO
7:03 AM 路 Apr 14, 2014
   
X/Twitter
Kara Goldfinch
@KaraLG84
Suppose there’s not many who can say they’ve found their marbles. 😊
9:01 AM 路 Jun 7, 2014
   
X/Twitter
joshua f
@joshuaflour
has anyone ever found their marbles
10:49 AM 路 Jun 27, 2019
   
X/Twitter
Elaine Murphy
@ElaineMurphy_
But has anyone ever found their marbles
1:40 PM 路 Nov 25, 2020
 
X/Twitter
馃ВMad Hatter Mommy!!!鉂勶笍
@MadHatterMommy
Has anyone ever found their marbles?
1:40 PM 路 Feb 23, 2024

Posted by Barry Popik
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