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.

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Entry from August 05, 2016
“A man overdosed on curry powder and went into a korma”

A pun about spicy Asian food is:

A man overdosed on curry powder and went into a korma.”

“Did you hear about the man who overdosed on curry powder and slipped into a Korma?” was posted on alt.tasteless.jokes on February 11, 1995.


Wikipedia: Korma
Korma (from Turkish kavurma), also spelled kormaa, qorma, khorma, kurma, or qovurma, is a dish originating in South Asia consisting of meat or vegetables braised in a spiced sauce made with yogurt, cream, nut or seed paste.

Google Groups: alt.tasteless.jokes
Curry Joke…
Nigel
2/11/95
Dod you hear about the man who overdosed on curry powder and slipped into a Korma?

Google Groups: uk.rec.sheds
Now look.......
Richard Lancashire
5/21/97
(...)
Did you hear about the bloke who overdosed on curry? He’s been in a korma for weeks…

Google Groups: alt.humor
This joke is so bad its funny (almost)
Philately for everyone
5/23/97
(...)
3) Did you hear about the Indian who overdosed on curry powder?

He’s in a Korma!!

Google Books
Verity Red’s Diary:
A Story of Surviving M. E.

By Maria Mann
London: janus Publishing Company Ltd.
2005
Pg. 63:
Ben: Did you hear about the man who overdosed on curry powder?
Me: No.
Ben: He’s in a korma.

Twitter
Lee Kelleher
‏@leekelleher
@lloyd_humph #140-char-joke Did you hear about the man who overdosed on too many curries? He went into a korma…
1:41 PM - 11 Jan 2009

Twitter
Aidan Cunningham
‏@aidocunn
@paulssm did you hear about the guy who overdosed on curry powder? He was in a korma for a month!
4:15 PM - 1 Dec 2009

Google Books
Just Jokes:
A Collection of Kids Jokes

By Phyllis Agles-Johnson
Raleigh, NC: Lulu Publishing
2010
Pg. 86:
What happened to the guy who overdosed on curry powder?
He went into a korma!

Twitter
Norman Calder
‏@normcalder
Man overdosed on curry powder, he was found in a Korma.
2:54 PM - 26 Oct 2014

Google Books
Extremely Embarrassing Dad Jokes:
Because dads don’t know when to stop

By Ian Allen
New York, NY: Pavilion Books
2015
Pg. ?:
Two men who overdosed on curry powder for a dare are in hospital. Now one’s in a korma and the other’s got a dodgy tikka.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, August 05, 2016 • Permalink