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 April 23, 2013
“Pack your patience”

"Pack your patience” is standard advice given to travelers. “NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR—Pack your patience and prepare to queue up” was cited in print in 1964. The saying has been popular since the early 1990s.


21 June 1964, Dallas (TX) Morning News, “Queue Formed” by Jean Simmons, sec. 4, pg. 6, col. 1:
NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR—Pack your patience and prepare to queue up.

3 June 1990, Daily Herald (Chicago, IL), sec. 4,. pg. 1, col. 5:
Pack your patience when traveling in the Soviet Union
By JENNIE H. CROSS
United Press International

Google Books
Culture shock!. Nepal
By Jon Burbank
Portland, OR: Graphic Arts Center Pub. Co.
1992
Pg. 5:
Pack your patience, tolerance, flexibility, curiosity, and of course, your sense of humor.

6 December 1992, Boston (MA) Globe, “For New Skiers” by Allen Lessels, New Hampshire Weekly, pg. 1:
Pack your patience. Don’t tell Gram, but be sure to leave the cute red wool mittens, the ones with the snowflakes knitted in, at home.

Your News Now (Austin, TX)
11/26/2003 02:15 PM
Pack your patience if you’re traveling
By: Erin Ochoa
Thanksgiving travelers are expected to migrate in higher numbers than recent years.

Google Books
Pack It Up:
Traveling smart & safe in today’s world

By Anne McAlpin
Flying Cloud Publishing
2004
Pg. 73:
Don’t forget to pack your patience & your sense of humor.

CBS News
By HILLARY PROFITA / CNET/ November 23, 2005, 2:47 PM
“Pack Your Patience” For Reporting On Thanksgiving Travel
Ah, Thanksgiving travel woes.

Modesto (CA) Bee
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2013
Sacramento airline passengers may face delays this summer
By Tony Bizjak
The old adage “pack your patience” may be more true than ever this summer at Sacramento International Airport and other airports nationally - the result of federal budget cutbacks that went into effect this week.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Tuesday, April 23, 2013 • Permalink