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 30, 2016
“Why are they called buildings when they’re already finished?” (joke)

Entry in progress—B.P.

“Why are they called ‘apartments’ when they’re all stuck together?” is a similar jocular question.

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Susan
‏@kitykity
I’ve got twitteroo.  Woo hoo!  Leaving here in a bit… why are they called “buildings,” they’re already built, call them “builts”!
12:31 PM - 16 Mar 2007

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LabyrinthX
‏@LabyrinthX
Why are they called buildings, when they’re already finished? Shouldn’t they be called builts?
9:49 AM - 3 Dec 2008

Posted by Barry Popik
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