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 January 10, 2016
“I moved into a bungalow. I wanted a house, but that’s another story”

A “story” ("storey" in the United Kingdom) is another floor of a building. One joke is:

“I moved into a bungalow recently. Was going to move into a house, but that’s another storey.”

The joke has been cited since at least 2010, in a post about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


Wiktionary: storey
Noun
storey
‎(plural storeys)
1. (obsolete) A building; an edifice.
2. A floor or level of a building or ship.
Synonyms
story
(US)

Swinging Heaven
2010 Edinburgh Fringe, best one liners. Do you agree ?
HnS
25 Aug 2010 17:46
Spotted these
(...)
I moved into a bungalow recently. Was going to move into a house, but that’s another storey.

Twitter
Rob Wilkinson
‏@Cryocool
@blackcatradio I was going to tell you how I converted my bungalow to a house.... but that’s another Storie
4:56 PM - 20 May 2014

Twitter
Paul Michaels
‏@PaulKodiak
Just purchased a bungalow and added to its height, but that’s another story.
6:41 AM - 11 Jun 2014

Twitter
Tim J Deane
‏@TimothyDeane
@DJB60schild @RoveriSandy @MrTrembly thinking of adding second floor to my bungalow but that’s another story.
3:19 AM - 27 Jun 2014

Twitter
LaffGaff
‏@LaffGaff
I moved into a bungalow recently.
I was going to move into a house, but that’s another storey!
#funny #jokes #jokeoftheday
4:12 PM - 10 Jan 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBuildings/Housing/Parks • Sunday, January 10, 2016 • Permalink