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 July 25, 2015
Month 03—March

The following words or phrases are about March:

“Don’t believe what you see in March or September” (baseball adage)
March Madness (NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship)

“If it weren’t for Spring Forward and Fall Back, I’d never get any exercise at all”
“Spring Forward, Fall Back”

“An Irishman walks out of a bar” (bar joke)
“Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day”
“How did the Irish jig get started?"/"Lots of beer and only one bathroom.”
“Irish I was drunk”
“Kiss me, I’m Irish”
“Recipe for Irish stew: Drink the Guinness, forget about the stew” (joke)
“There are two classes of people, those who are Irish and those who lack ambition”
“What’s Irish and sits in the back yard?"/"Paddy O’Furniture.”
“What’s the difference between an Irish wedding and an Irish wake?"/"One less drunk.”
“Whiskey was invented so the Irish wouldn’t rule the world”
“Why can’t Irishmen be lawyers?"/"They can never get past the bar.”
“Why can’t you borrow money from a leprechaun?"/"Because they’re always a little short.”
“Why should you never iron a 4-leaf clover?"/"You shouldn’t press your luck.”
Corned Beef and Cabbage (Jiggs dinner)
Irish Handcuffs (alcoholic drinks in both hands)
Irish Nachos
Irish Soda Bread
Leprechaun Cookie
Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
Shamrock Cookie
Shamrock Sandwich
Shamrock Shake

Brooklyn National Anthem ("Spring is sprung…")

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityCalendar • Saturday, July 25, 2015 • Permalink