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 December 08, 2016
“What does a thesaurus eat for breakfast?”/“Synonym rolls.”

“Cinnamon rolls” have been jokingly referred to as “synonym rolls” since at least the 1990s. “Made some synonym rolls” was a popular tweet on July 9, 2014.
 
“What does a thesaurus eat for breakfast? Synonym Toast Crunch” was posted on Twitter on November 25, 2011. “What does a thesaurus eat for breakfast? Synonym buns” was posted on Twitter on May 6, 2016. “What did the thesaurus eat for breakfast? A synonym roll” was posted on Twitter on August 14, 2016.
 
Other “synonym rolls” jokes include “I made some synonym rolls. They all came out looking different, but they taste the same,” “I made some synonym rolls. They’re tasty, delicious, mouthwatering, delectable,” “Order synonym rolls. They have fewer calories than cinnamon rolls and taste the same” and “Synonym rolls…just like grammar used to make.”
     
   
Twitter
Denney Sandwith
‏@jdsandwith
What does a thesaurus eat for breakfast? Synonym Toast Crunch.
12:10 AM - 23 Nov 2011
 
Twitter
Emily Schweiss
‏@EmSchw
What did the Thesaurus eat for breakfast? Synonym Toast Crunch!  Thanks @MeganKSmall - you made my day!
6:57 PM - 3 Apr 2013
 
Twitter
Liza ☄
‏@LizaTaitBailey
What does a thesaurus eat for breakfast? Synonym buns #nerdjokeoftheday
7:13 AM - 6 May 2016
 
Twitter
Pierre 008
‏@SweetGuy1234
What did the thesaurus eat for breakfast? A synonym roll.
7:18 PM - 14 Aug 2016
 
Reddit—Jokes
What did the thesaurus eat for breakfast?
submitted November 12, 2016 by TM3-PO
Synonym buns.
 
Reddit—Jokes
What does a Thesaurus eat for breakfast?
submitted November 17, 2016 by Dashey10
A synonym roll.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, December 08, 2016 • Permalink


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