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 June 28, 2017
“A person with a liberal arts degree walks into a bar…” (bar joke)

“A guy walks into a bar...” is a typical form of what has been called the “bar joke.” A liberal arts graduate version is:

“A person with an art degree walks into a bar. They then head behind the counter and start serving drinks.”

The joke was posted on Reddit—Jokes on June 29, 2017.

“Philosophy majors ask why you want fries with that” is another joke about the post-graduate employment of liberal arts majors.


Twitter
Petty Princess‏
@meticu6lous
Replying to @WhoGotFrance
“@WhoGotFrance: “So a guy with a liberal arts degree walks into a bar “@missinellaray: I want another good laugh.”” Story time 😁
7:55 PM - 14 Dec 2014

Twitter
Alex‏
@lex_Noble
A 26 year old who campaigned for Bernie and has a liberal arts degree walks into a bar…
4:37 PM - 2 Dec 2016

Reddit—Jokes
A person with an art degree walks into a bar.
submitted June 29, 2017 by JollySieg
They then head behind the counter and start serving drinks.

Twitter
Jan Schill‏
@schill_jan
A person with an art degree walks into a bar.
They then head behind the counter and start serving drinks.
-from Reddit-
12:47 AM - 29 Jun 2017

Twitter
Corey Hart‏
@cor4eyh
A person with an art degree walks into a bar. via /r/Jokes
1:29 AM - 29 Jun 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 • Permalink