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 03, 2024
“The early bird can have the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee”

“The early bird gets the worm” is a proverb dating from at least the 17th century. It means that whoever does something first has the best chance of success. However, most people want an early coffee rather than an early worm.
   
“The early bird can have the worm. I’ll take some coffee” was posted on X/Twitter by Roby Fitzhenry on July 23, 2009. “The early bird can have the worm. I’ll take coffee” (shown on an illustration by Jim Hunt was posted on X/Twitter by LinenTablecloth.com on December 15, 2012.
 
“The early bird can have the worm, the 2nd mouse can have the cheese.  I just want my coffee!” was posted on X/Twitter by Will Fulgate on November 12, 2009. “RT @bravetarheel The early bird can have the worm. Just give me my coffee” was posted on X/Twitter by Mendi on April 20, 2011. “The early bird can have the worm.  Just give me my coffee!” was posted on X/Twitter by Jess Who?! on April 4, 2022.
   
“The early bird can have the worm because worms are gross and mornings are stupid” is a jocular saying. “Retweeted Death Wish Coffee (@DeathWishCoffee): The early bird can have the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee” was posted on X/Twitter by Molly Blanchfield… aka The Wine Lady on January 6, 2018. “The early bird can have the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee” was posted on X/Twitter by Death Wish Coffee Co. on February 17, 2018.
   
   
X/Twitter
Roby Fitzhenry
@robyfitzhenry
The early bird can have the worm. I’ll take some coffee.
9:48 AM · Jul 23, 2009        
   
X/Twitter
Will Fugate
@WillFugate
The early bird can have the worm, the 2nd mouse can have the cheese.  I just want my coffee!
7:35 AM · Nov 12, 2009
 
X/Twitter
Mendi
@luv4music1231
Amen to this! RT @bravetarheel The early bird can have the worm. Just give me my coffee. *yawn*
7:34 AM · Apr 20, 2011
 
X/Twitter
lollc
@lollc
The early bird can have the damn worm… Just give me my Coffee….
4:14 AM · Apr 21, 2011
 
X/Twitter
Michael Lohan
@MichaelJLohan
The early bird can have the worm,...... I just want my coffee ..
4:43 AM · Apr 29, 2011
 
Facebook
Michael Busby
May 12, 2011 at 5:50 AM ·
The early bird can have the damn worm…..............Just give me my Coffee!!!!!!!!
     
X/Twitter
Shelley Johnston
@Kissyfur19
The early bird can have the damn worm… Just give me my coffee!
7:41 AM · Jun 14, 2011
 
Facebook
Lavona Rae Muthman
June 24, 2011 at 8:44 AM ·
The early bird can have the damn worm… Just give me my coffee!!
   
Facebook
Angie Clary
July 19, 2011 at 7:23 AM ·
The early bird can have the worm just give me coffee!
 
X/Twitter
JodyB
@jodybat
“@AskAsheville: The early bird gets the worm RT @Asheguy: keep the worm, I’ll take the coffee.
8:40 AM · Sep 28, 2011
       
Facebook
Theresa Toppino Aragona
October 3, 2011 at 7:42 AM ·
The early bird can have the damn worm… Just give me my coffee.
 
Facebook
Aaron Mccurry
March 7, 2012 at 11:32 AM ·
the early bird can have his worm I’ll take some coffee
   
Facebook
Molly Stancavage
March 14, 2012 at 6:18 AM · Shickshinny, PA ·
The early bird can have my worm…..... Just give me my COFFEE!!!!!!!!
 
X/Twitter
Dave Rooney @daverooneyca@ottawa.place 🇺🇦
@daverooneyca
@hfizzle You can have the worm… I’ll take coffee. 😊
6:12 AM · Nov 9, 2012
 
X/Twitter
Mitchelle R Jansen
@mitchellez
Th early bird can have the worm, I’ll take coffee. C[_]
1:28 AM · Nov 16, 2012
 
X/Twitter
Victoria Poet
@VictoriaPoet
The early bird can have the worm. I’ll take the coffee.
~Jim Hunt Illustration http://fb.me/1lgXPoWdb
8:14 AM · Dec 7, 2012
 
X/Twitter
LinenTablecloth.com
@LinenTableclth
Woke up late? Well, the early bird can have the worm. I’ll take coffee! LOL! @Wedfun1
@JoshEstrin @luisfitq @tlc
(“The early bird can have the worm. I’ll take coffee” is shown on a cartoon by Jim Hunt.—ed.)
11:46 AM · Dec 15, 2012

X/Twitter
LibraEyez
@LibraEyez
@Edelman11 the early bird can have the worm. I’ll take the coffee. 😉
(“The early bird can have the worm. I’ll take coffee” is shown on a cartoon by Jim Hunt.—ed.)
11:01 AM · Feb 21, 2013
       
X/Twitter     
Just Jessica
@fabulessica
The early bird can keep the worm. Worms are gross. I just want coffee.
7:39 AM · Apr 18, 2013
 
X/Twitter
Firefly Spirits
@FireflySpirits
The early bird can have the worm just give me my coffee.
10:47 AM · Nov 28, 2015
     
X/Twitter
Molly Blanchfield… aka The Wine Lady
@mollybwine
Retweeted Death Wish Coffee (@DeathWishCoffee):
The early bird can have the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee.
1:07 PM · Jan 6, 2018
 
X/Twitter
Death Wish Coffee Co.
@DeathWishCoffee
The early bird can have the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee.
6:00 AM · Feb 17, 2018
 
X/Twitter
Belinda C
@TarHeelBel
The early bird can have the worm… Just give me my coffee.
6:34 AM · Apr 10, 2018
   
X/Twitter
Death Wish Coffee Co.
@DeathWishCoffee
The early bird can get the worm, worms are gross and I prefer coffee
10:00 AM · Aug 5, 2018
   
X/Twitter
Death Wish Coffee Co.
@DeathWishCoffee
The early bird can keep the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee.
10:01 AM · Nov 13, 2018
 
X/Twitter
🐇
@zerograv80
The early bird can have the damn worm Just give me my coffee! #SundayThoughts ☕
10:07 PM · Jan 19, 2019
   
X/Twitter
Death Wish Coffee Co.
@DeathWishCoffee
The early bird can keep the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee.
12:01 PM · Nov 5, 2020
   
X/Twitter
Death Wish Coffee Co.
@DeathWishCoffee
The early bird can keep the worm. Worms are gross and I prefer coffee. 🐛☕️
9:00 AM · Feb 25, 2021
 
X/Twitter
Jess Who?!
@jesswho82
The early bird can have the worm.  Just give me my coffee!
6:37 AM · Apr 4, 2022
 
X/Twitter
AMERICAN BADASS 🇺🇲
@ABadassPatriot
The early bird can keep the worm. I’ll take the coffee
7:17 AM · Feb 2, 2024

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