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. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

Recent entries:
“I don’t know if my pants are feeling loose because I’m losing weight, or the elastic…” (4/14)
“The Black Eyed Peas can sing us a tune, but the chick peas can only hummus one” (4/14)
“People bad mouth lotteries but everyone pays taxes and odds of winning the lottery…” (4/14)
“What’s a tired dragon’s favorite steak?"/"Flamin’ yawn.” (4/14)
“Did you hear about the guy who made a fortune investing in apple? He was in cider trading” (4/14)
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Entry from August 25, 2008
“Harder than eating red beans with a pitchfork”

"Harder than eating red beans with a pitchfork” is said to be an East Texas saying for something that is very difficult to do. Nobody eats beans with a pitchfork—the beans slip through.


Austin (TX) American-Statesman
State Bar’s client fund provides limited recourse
By Robert Elder
AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF
Monday, June 23, 2008
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“As the old East Texas saying goes, ‘Harder than eating red beans with a pitchfork,’ “ said Austin lawyer Charles “Chuck” Herring, author of a book on legal malpractice in Texas.

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Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Monday, August 25, 2008 • Permalink