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 May 04, 2019
“5 out of 4 people struggle with math”

"4 out of 3 people struggle with math” (or “5 out of 4 people struggle with math") is a jocular math saying that has been printed on many images. “Triggie, but you know, itąs a fact that four out of three people struggle with math.˛ (Flo & Friends: Gibel & Campbell)” was posted on the newsgroup alt.humor.puns on August 10, 2004. “4 out of 3 people struggle with math” was posted on Twitter by John Mayer on July 28, 2011.

“5 out of 4 people struggle with Math,and they probably won’t get this-i was one of them” was posted on Twitter by Kamo on August 22, 2010. “5 out of 4 people struggle with Math. Somethings just not right there” was posted on Twitter by Waj on November 14, 2011.


Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Kid’s Puns of the Weak 08-10-04
Stan Kegel
8/10/04
(...)
łAunt Winnie, can you help me with my algebra homework?˛ łIąll do the best I can, Triggie, but you know, itąs a fact that four out of three people struggle with math.˛ (Flo & Friends: Gibel & Campbell)

Twitter
Kamo
@_ZozoK
5 out of 4 people struggle with Math,and they probably won’t get this-i was one of them.
9:52 AM - 22 Aug 2010

Twitter
John Mayer
@nogoodmayer
4 out of 3 people struggle with math.
8:01 PM - 28 Jul 2011

Twitter
John Mayer
@nogoodmayer
4 out of 3 people struggle with math.
8:01 PM - 28 Jul 2011

Twitter
Jose Bautweetsta
@zanners
4 out of 3 people struggle with math
12:03 PM - 18 Sep 2011

Twitter
Adz Rosales
@adzrosales
“‎4 out of 3 people struggle with math.” WOW.
1:33 AM - 22 Sep 2011

Twitter
Waj
@myconfusedface
5 out of 4 people struggle with Math. Somethings just not right there.
2:42 PM - 14 Nov 2011

Twitter
Men’s Humor
@MensHumor
4 out 3 people struggle with math.
3:00 PM - 14 Jan 2013

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The Spurs legend was spotted out on a pre-Christmas CVS shopping trip dressed in a slapstick T-shirt classic.

By Madalyn Mendoza, mySanAntonio.com Updated 2:36 pm CST, Sunday, January 1, 2017
(...)
We got our first peek at the Duncan Funny T-shirt 2016 Collection in April when he arrived for a game wearing a “4 out of 3 people struggle with math” tee — a zesty update to the Fruit of the Loom muscle shirt he wore partying after a playoff exit in Los Angeles in 2015.

Google Books
Title 4 Out of 3 People Struggle with Math: Unruled Composition Book
Volume 744 of Unruled Composition Book
Author Jeryx Publishing
Edition illustrated
Publisher Amazon Digital Services LLC - Kdp Print Us, 2018
ISBN 1724082604, 9781724082602
Length 102 pages
Subjects Literary Collections › Diaries & Journals

Google Books
Title 5 Out of 4 People Struggle with Math: Lined Notebook
Author Blue Ridge Art
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018
ISBN 1717114016, 9781717114013
Length 110 pages

Google Books
Title 5 Out of 3 People Struggle with Math.: Blank Lined Journal
Author Keepsake Journal
Edition illustrated
Publisher Amazon Digital Services LLC - Kdp Print Us, 2018
ISBN 1730708811, 9781730708817
Length 112 pages

Twitter
Amy_Sunshine
@OnlyAmy24
Replying to @odifois
10 out of 8 people struggle with math!
10:09 PM - 29 Apr 2019

Twitter
Elena Stewart
@Lenerlee
Replying to @TrevDon
Not me.  6 out of 5 people struggle with math!
9:08 PM - 30 Apr 2019

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