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 September 06, 2013
“Drugs: Responsible for teaching Americans the metric system”

"Drugs: Responsible for teaching Americans the metric system” is a jocular saying that has been printed on bumper stickers are T-shirts. “Drugs are responsible for teaching Americans the metric system” has been cited in print since at least February 2010.


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helmet507 said…
24 Feb 2010, 23:43
Schism, and your right Kadusia, drugs are responsible for teaching Americans the metric system wink

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JoeDirt‏
@OriginalJoeDirt
....Drugs: Responsible for teaching Americans the Metric system..... http://myloc.me/6CijP
6:51 PM - 1 May 10

Offensively Defiant Apparel
Drugs Responsible For Teaching Americans The Metric System T-Shirt
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday, 07 September, 2010.

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Swisha T
‏@SwishaT_
Marijuana, teaching Americans the metric system 1 gram at a time!
1:08 PM - 10 Feb 11

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Ralph Tegtmeier‏
@fantomaster
Heh RT @esukop @PillsongChurch @JulienLynn: Just saw this bumper sticker: “Drugs. Responsible for teaching Americans the metric system”
10:37 AM - 4 Jun 11

someecards
07.26.2012
DRUGS: Responsible for teaching americans the metric system

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Friday, September 06, 2013 • Permalink