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 11, 2017
“What do you call a girl who sets fire to her credit card statements?"/"Bernadette.”

A riddle about a person in debt is:

Q: What do you call a girl who sets fire to her credit card statements?
A: Bernadette (burn a debt).


“What do you call a woman who sticks her gas bills on the fire ? Bernadette” was posted to the newsgroup net.jokes on January 8, 1985.

“What do you call a guy in debt?"/"Owen” is a similar riddle.


Google Groups: net.jokes
New joke category???
Robert Stroud
1/8/85
(...)
What do you call a woman who sticks her gas bills on the fire ?
Bernadette.

9 September 1997, The Mirror (London, UK), “Questions and Answers: Michael J. Jackson,” pg. 5:
Tell us an awful joke: What do you call a woman who throws all the bills on the fire? Bernadette.

Google Books
Extremely Good Clean Jokes for Kids
By Bob Phillips
Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers
2001
Pg. 77:
Hanabel: What do you call a woman who sets fire to her phone bill?
Hector: I don’t know.
Hanabel: Bernadette.

Twitter
Megan
‏@21thcenturyfox
@brandisco what do you call a nun burning bills on the fire?  Bernadette!
5:49 PM - 18 Mar 2009

Twitter
Richard Barratt
‏@Richer_Image
What do you call a women who sets fire to her credit-card statements ?
Bernadette! 
5:53 PM - 24 Jun 2009

Google Books
A Dyslexic Walks Into a Bra:
A compendium of the best jokes, gags and one-liners

By Nick Harris
London: Michael O’Mara Books Limited
2011
Pg. ?:
What do you call a woman who sets fire to her credit card bill?
– Bernadette.

Google Books
Best Ever Classroom Jokes:
Because some of us never grow up

By Mike Haskins
New York, NY: Pavilion Books
2015
Pg. ?:
What do you call a woman who sets fire to any bills that arrive?
Bernadette.

Twitter
Crap Jokes
‏@TheCrapJoker
Q) What do you call a girl who sets fire to her credit card statements?
A) Bernadette.
6:10 AM - 17 Jul 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBanking/Finance/Insurance • Wednesday, January 11, 2017 • Permalink