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 April 29, 2010
“No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back”

“No matter how hard you hug your moeny, it never hugs (you) back” has been cited in print since 1992. The financial saying is of unknown origin.
 
 
Google News Archive
6 July 1992, Hendersonville (NC) Times-News, “Apple County Almanac” by Robert Ross, pg. 8A, col. 2:
No matter how hard you hug your money it can never hug back.
   
Google Groups: k12.chat.teacher
Newsgroups: k12.chat.teacher
From: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (Edward Dunagin)
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 92 08:47:00 PST
Subject: Montana news
 
No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back
   
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Newsgroups: alt.med.fibromyalgia
From: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (DGSABA)
Date: 1999/03/09
Subject: Our Working Fibro World Update March 9 1999
 
Have you ever noticed no matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs you back ??
   
Google Books
P.S. I Love You:
When Mom Wrote She Always Saved the Best for Last

By H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Thomas Nelson, Inc.
2000
Pg. ?:
“No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs you back.”
 
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Words from the Wise:
Over 6,000 of the Smartest Things Ever Said

By Rosemarie Jarski
New York, NY: Skyhorse Pub.
2007
Pg. 339:
My mother said, “No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs you back.”
H. Jackson Brown
 
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10 things you aren’t telling him

By Julie Clinton
Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers
2009
Pg. 35:
No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back.
QUOTED IN P.S. I LOVE YOU,
COMPILED BY H/ JACKSON BROWN, JR.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Thursday, April 29, 2010 • Permalink


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