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 November 10, 2020
“Revolving doors are revolutionary”

Revolving doors are “revolutionary” because they revolve.
“Revolving doors are a revolutionary invention” was posted on Twitter by andrea•en•chicago on January 22, 2014. “Revolving doors are revolutionary” was posted on Twitter by geneva copeland on December 23, 2015, and on Reddit—Oneliners on November 9, 2020.
Wikipedia: Revolving door
A revolving door typically consists of three or four doors that hang on a central shaft and rotate around a vertical axis within a cylindrical enclosure. Revolving doors are energy efficient as they (acting as an airlock) prevent drafts, thus decreasing the loss of heating or cooling for the building. Revolving doors were designed to relieve stack effect pressure in buildings. High-rise buildings experience immense pressure caused by air rushing through the building, referred to as ‘Stack Effect’ pressure. At the same time, revolving doors allow large numbers of people to pass in and out.
Wiktionary: revolutionary
(comparative more revolutionary, superlative most revolutionary)
1. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution
2. pertaining to something that portends of great change; overthrowing a standing mindset
3. (sciences) pertaining to something that revolves
Revolving doors are a revolutionary invention.
6:09 PM · Jan 22, 2014 from Oak Park, IL·Twitter for iPhone
Revolving doors were pretty revolutionary.
This has been a joke; thank you for your time
12:42 AM · Nov 24, 2015·Twitter for Android
geneva copeland
Revolving doors are revolutionary
11:34 AM · Dec 23, 2015·Twitter for iPhone
Who invented revolving doors? The invention for its time must have been rather..
*puts on sunglasses and looks at camera*
7:57 AM · Jan 25, 2016·Twitter for Android
Revolving doors are revolutionary
2:01 PM · Aug 10, 2018·Twitter for iPhone
Revolving doors: they’re revolutionary
2:26 PM · Dec 12, 2018·Twitter for iPhone
Kim Harman
Did you hear about the guy who invented revolving doors? It was a revolutionary way to enter buildings.
12:00 PM · Sep 22, 2020 from California, USA·Twitter for iPhone
Posted by u/webguy1975 November 9, 2020
Revolving doors are revolutionary.
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Revolving doors are revolutionary.
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