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 15, 2016
“I tried using a colander to view the eclipse. I think I’ve strained my eyes”

A colander is a kitchen utensil that has holes to drain foods. The holes can be looked through, but a colander is not a telescope. A joke became popular on Sickipedia in March 2015:

“I tried using a colander to view the eclipse. I think I’ve strained my eyes.”


Wikipedia: Colander
A colander is a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta or rice. A colander is also used to rinse vegetables.

The perforated nature of the colander allows liquid to drain through while retaining the solids inside. It is sometimes also called a pasta strainer or kitchen sieve.

Sickipedia
I tried using a colander to view the eclipse.
I think I’ve strained my eyes.
Joke added 10 months ago by Pixman in In The News > Environment News

Twitter
Twinkle Buns
โ€@Clareyh
I strained my eyes using that colander.
5:16 AM - 20 Mar 2015

Twitter
Soraya
โ€@sorayasaikal
I tried using a colander to view the eclipse.I think I’ve strained my eyes.
6:23 AM - 20 Mar 2015

Facebook
I dont even know you but,. I think your a twat.
March 22, 2015 ยท
I tried using a colander to view the eclipse.
I think I’ve strained my eyes.

reddit
I was told I could view the eclipse through a colander. (self.Jokes)
submitted March 27, 2015 by ElChristo
I think I strained my eyes.

reddit
I tried using a colander to view the eclipse. (self.dadjokes)
submitted April 4, 2015 by thatdamnhacker
I think I’ve strained my eyes.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Friday, January 15, 2016 • Permalink